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How to Write a College Level Essay
By: Marie Fincher

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
Selecting a Topic and Writing a Good Hook for a Romeo and Juliet Essay
By: Marie Fincher

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
3 Great Resources for a Nature Vs. Nurture Essay Debate
By: Marie Fincher

September 28, 2015

Before you write a nature vs nurture essay, you will want to do some research into the science behind these theories, how nature vs. nurture has played a role in society, and then come up with some essay topics related to the subject of nature vs. nurture. Read more
Writing a To Kill a Mockingbird Analysis Essay
By: Marie Fincher

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
Top 10 Apps for College Students
By: Marie Fincher

September 21, 2015

If you aren't reading this post from your smart phone or other device, chances are that you've got a web enabled device within arms reach. These handy little gadgets are great for keeping in touch with friends, using social media, and sharing via Snapchat and Instragram. They can also help you to become a much better student. Read more
Techniques for Writing Topic Sentences
By: Marie Fincher

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
Fun Classes to Take in College? Yes, There is a Santa Claus
By: Marie Fincher

September 15, 2015

College is for serious higher learning. That is what you have been told. You are anticipating really tough courses, lots of essays and papers to write, and tests to study for that could keep you up to all hours of the night. Yes, all of this is true. You will have courses that you absolutely hate (but they are required, so bite that bullet), courses that are okay, and others you love. Read more
The Educational Benefits of Video Games, Blogs and Social Media
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
4 Great Resources for Writing a Cultural Diversity Essay
By: Marie Fincher

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
5 Reasons to Start Crowdsourcing Blog Content
By: Marie Fincher

September 11, 2015

Crowdsourcing is simply the process of enlisting the help of the general public to accomplish a task. Crowdsourcing campaigns have include asking for the public's contribution to the following tasks. Read more