Tag: writing

5 Helpful Ways to Improve Your Writing in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Central Florida

Your professors will expect a higher caliber of writing in college, meaning you may need to step up your game. Here are five ways to improve your writing in college. read more

So You Want to Be a Writing Major

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Central Florida

From one Writing student to (potentially) another, here are a few things you should know before declaring your major, plus some tips all college students can use in their classes. read more

How to Be a Great Writer in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Pursuing your hobbies in high school can be really tough with everything else going on. For high school writers, though, it can be just a little easier. Here's how. read more

Why I Chose to Major in English

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Fairmont State University

Thinking about studying English in college? See why one student chose to pursue this major. read more

How to Approach Tragedy and Loss in Your College Essay

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Partner, Turner+Turner College Consulting

You may feel compelled to write about a difficult subject for your college essay. Here are some tips to impactfully and respectfully write about those hard topics. read more

A Beginner's Guide to Freelancing in College, Part 2: The Not-So-Fun Stuff

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Part one of this series covered the fun side of freelancing in college. Part two will get you through the grittier side of working for yourself. read more

A Beginner's Guide to Freelancing in College, Part 1: The Fun Stuff

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Do freelance work to make extra money, they said. It's easy, they said. They were wrong--but this two-part guide on freelancing in college should make it a little easier! read more

The Best Transfer Essay Advice From Admission Insiders

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Your transfer college application essay is just as important as it was the first time around. Learn how to write a winning essay with this expert advice. read more

How to "Show, Don't Tell" to Boost Your Writing

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Your English teacher has probably advised you to "show, don't tell" in your writing. But what does that even mean? Here's a quick explanation (with examples!). read more

5 Steps to Writing Your College Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Having trouble writing your college application essay? We've all been there. Follow these five steps to simplify this important task. read more