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How to impress the teacher with your writing

January 15, 2017

Sitting at your desk and can’t seem to get started on an essay that is due in a couple of days? One of the problems you could be having is probably right in your syllabus. You know, that piece of paper that you get when you get to your first class of the semester?Read more
Tmp 1 7 ways you can develop good study habits
By: Marie Fincher

November 10, 2015

Just about everybody could stand to make at least a few improvements to their study habits. Maybe you habitually wait to the last minute to get anything done. Maybe you constantly turn your assignments in late, or maybe you surf the internet in class when you should be working. Read more
Writing a hook for an essay

October 19, 2015

A hook is an element that you include in the introductory paragraph of your essay that grabs your reader's attention and makes them want to learn more. The hook, for the most part, is located at the beginning of the introductory paragraph. However, if you choose to, you can build up to your hook.Read more
18 tmp topic ideas for an of mice and men essay

October 08, 2015

When you sit down to write your Of Mice and Men Essay, you will be performing a task that many college students before you have also completed. This book is arguably one of John Steinbeck's most famous books. This book is loosely based on Steinbeck's personal experience working as a migrant laborer in rural parts of California. Steinbeck was highly affected by the loneliness, hardships, and lack of hope that he witnessed among his peers. Read more
How to writeacollege level essay

October 05, 2015

As you have probably already realized, there are significant differences between life as a high school student and life as a college student. As you have participated in classroom discussions, you have probably noticed that your instructors tend to take a step back and let students lead the discussions. You've probably also noticed that you are expected to be able to back up your ideas when you participate in these discussions.Read more
Romeo and juliet essay  1

October 01, 2015

Let's face it. There have been thousands upon thousands of students who have been asked to write a Romeo and Juliet essay. One can't help but wonder if instructors get tired of reading these essays year after year. As we discussed this in our offices, we all agreed that it seems quite tedious to us. Unfortunately for students, the more tedious instructors find it to read an essay, the more likely they are to grade using harsh standards.Read more
Writing  1

September 24, 2015

Most students are introduced to 'To Kill a Mockingbird' during their first two years of high school. The themes in this book which include hate, poverty, lack of education, and racism are subjects that students begin addressing around this age. This makes 'To Kill a Mockingbird' ideal for this age group. Later, when students are in college, they are frequently asked to read this novel again. Read more
Techniques for writing topic sentences

September 18, 2015

A topic sentence identifies the main idea of any paragraph that you write. It may also state the main point or argument that you will be making in the paragraph. While it often appears at the very beginning of the paragraph, it can appear elsewhere, especially in a creative writing piece.Read more
The educational benefits of video games  1
By: Marie Fincher

September 14, 2015

Many people have bemoaned what they believe to be the negative impacts of social media, blogging, and video games. They believe these things create shorter attention spans, behavioral problems, encourage anti-social behavior, encourage the dissemination of misinformation, and often take the place of healthier pursuits such as exercise or imaginative play.Read more
Cultural diversity

September 11, 2015

As the world is becoming smaller, it is increasingly more common for instructors to ask students to demonstrate their understanding of other cultures by writing a cultural diversity essay. The topic of cultural diversity is very important because the majority of students will live and work with people from at least one other culture, if not several. Read more