Monthly Archives: April 2015

College of Education Entrance Essay

By: Cory Anderson Many future teachers, especially those who are not trying to become English teachers, struggle with their own writing. This can make the essay that is required to be accepted in the College of Education look quite daunting. … Continue reading

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“Once more, with Feeling”: Writing a Competent Statement of Purpose

By Reece Gibb Penning statements of purpose can be a soul-sucking ordeal—such writing is daunting, but for the reason that it requires of applicants feats of embellishment and ingratiation to which they may not be accustomed. However, such processes need … Continue reading

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Stylistic and Tonal Differences in Academic Writing

By: Stewart Matzek Many college students are surprised by academic writing in a university environment, particularly because it is a great deal more taxing than high school writing. This shouldn’t be unexpected – university standards are naturally more difficult – … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Black and Blue: A Guide to Rewriting Your Paper

By  Sierra Becze Your paper is due at noon on Tuesday. After waiting until Monday night to write it, you stroll in at 12:01, paper raised high above your head as if you are standing on the Olympic podium, holding … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Writing Consultant

By Zoey Rosen Ah, the Writing Consultant. A magnificent creature when examined closely. The complex parts that make up such a person work together in their natural habitat, the Writing Center, to aid the writing skills of the students of … Continue reading

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