Tag: writing

Good Writing About Bad Things: Irony and College Essays

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

It's funny how college essay prompts that ask about bad experiences--from struggle and pain to perseverance and identity--often make for really good reading for admission counselors! read more

5 Tips for Writing a Fantastic Essay in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Writing your first essay in college may be daunting, but you're sure to get an A if you follow these five tips! read more

How I Chose My (Double) Major

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Having trouble deciding on a major? Here's how one student struggled to find her path and how she decided to double-major in college. read more

5 Tips on How to Deal With Soul-Sucking Essays

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether it's for class, college admission, or a scholarship, you have to deal with essays you just don't want to write at one point or another. Here are five tips to help you deal with an essay monstrosity. read more

SAT With Essay: Take the Option and Write It!

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Writer, Educator

Though the Essay portion of the SAT is optional, it's a great way to practice your writing skills and show off these core skills to colleges. Here's what you should know about the SAT Essay, plus tips on how to get a high score. read more

How to Make Extra Money With Your Writing Skills

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Life Coach

Did you know you can work from the comfort of your dorm room or home to earn extra cash in your downtime? Check out these cool writing jobs to make some money. read more

Writing Habits to Kick Before Going to College

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Writing essays changes a little between high school and college. Get a step ahead of English 101 with these tips. read more

Top Writing Tips for Every Situation Ever

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

From exams to research papers to application essays, you spend most of senior year writing. Here are a few ways to get even better at it. read more

English Grammar Cheat Sheet for Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Struggling with grammar as you write your English essays, term papers, and other school assignments? Here's a cheat sheet with everything students need to know! read more

3 Tips for Aspiring English Majors

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Student, Ursuline College

How can you be sure that you won't be unemployed after graduating college with an English major? Following these three tips is a good start. read more