Posts for Essay Writing

13 Academic Writing Mistakes That Can Derail Any Essay

Academic writing often gets tagged with being boring, wordy, and downright monotonous to read. When you think about it, you probably envision huge walls of text littered with four- and five-syllable words. Well, that can be the case but it shouldn’t be, especially when it comes to your own work. We’ve taken some time to […]
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17 Resume Killers That’ll Keep You from Your Dream Job

The scary thing about putting yourself out there in the job market is there are many ways it can go wrong — exhibit A, the 17 resume killers we’re about to discuss. In the following article, we’ll examine the mistakes that keep us from getting the jobs we need to elevate our careers beyond the […]
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Responding to Negative Feedback on Your Writing

Negative feedback is a cruel fact of life. You can’t get from birth to death without someone telling you what you’re doing wrong. This is particularly hurtful when it comes to our writing. For most people, writing is a struggle from the outset. The simple act of putting words on a page requires one to […]
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The 40 Writing Tips Every Student Should Know

Writing tips are useful no matter how old you are or what walk of life that you are in. When you start looking into them, you’ll realize there is a lot of overlap, but there also are a lot of different experiences and no one writer does things the same way as another. We’ve put […]
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American Presidents On Education: 20 Quotes Throughout White House History

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American Presidents have long been held in high regard for the influence — whether real or imagined — that they have brought to the nation throughout its 237-year history. On everything from economics to education, a President seeks to leave his mark and hopefully improve on what was there going in to the term. While […]
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College Admission Essay Help: 48 Tips For Getting It Right

Summer is on the horizon, and with it comes sleeping in, more availability at your job, late nights, and if you’re about to be a senior, the time to start your college application essay. While you’re the best person to write your essay, we’d like to help. With “College Admission Essay Help: 48 Tips For […]
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SAT Essay Tips: Pros vs. Cons and Using Illustrations for a Better Writing Score

The SAT Exam remains a major tool that colleges use to determine your acceptance. It can also play a role in how much non-loan financial aid you receive. Essay writing is an integral part of this important exam, and without the ability to organize your thoughts, analyze an argument, and think on your feet, you […]
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Don’t Be a Speller-Dweller: 6 Tips for Strengthening Your Written Communications

It may not seem like today, in a world of texting shorthand such as “u for you,” “ur for your,” and “WTF for,” well–you get the picture–that spelling doesn’t matter anymore. Yes if you believe that, then just try to write a novel using this lazy man’s English and watch the rejection letters roll in. […]
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The Inverted Pyramid Style of Studying

If you’ve ever had a journalism class, then you know what the inverted pyramid style is in theory. If you’ve ever read a news story, then you know what the inverted pyramid style is in practice. Think about the imagery. A pyramid by itself has a wide base with two sides that converge upward to […]
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10 Test-Taking Formats and What You Can Learn from Them

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Assessments may feel like the bane of your educational existence, but they’re the only way to determine where your skills and knowledge are compared to the benchmark of quality education. Necessary evil, you may be thinking. But why do they have to differ so much? Wouldn’t it be easier to just decide on a set […]
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