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Bad College Essays: 10 Mistakes You Must Avoid

Bad College Essays: 10 Mistakes You Must Avoid

More than 15,000 personal statements from the admissions files of those college applicants who managed to become students were tested to find the secret ingredient. The results were amazing. Writing college admissions essay was always a challenge, especially for those dreaming of Harvard, Oxford, Y...

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Writing College Essays: 9 Mistakes You Should Avoid

Writing College Essays: 9 Mistakes You Should Avoid

Except for finding an essay which you could use as a successful application example, it is recommended to get an essay sample with mistakes every student has to avoid. You can look for a horrible personal statement example on Reddit and some other college discussion boards and forums. Each bad es...

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Essay Writing Guide: 4 Simple Steps

Essay Writing Guide: 4 Simple Steps

There are four different kinds of essays which need to be attacked in a similar way, but they do have their differences that will affect the prep work and the actual content of the writing.Different Essay TypesResearch is the most common type of essay. A research article is one in which you have a t...

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Top Tips For Writing The Best College Essay

Top Tips For Writing The Best College Essay

With millions of students applying for college each year, it is important to have an essay that stands out from the rest. When an admissions team is between two applicants with exactly the same qualifications, the essay makes all the difference when it comes to which applicant is admitted to the s...

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Famous American Writers

Famous American Writers

The essay as a literary genre has been evolving over centuries and has attracted a lot of famous writers. The origins of the term ‘essay’ are found in the 16th-century French literature. In 1580, Michel de Montaigne, an outstanding French philosopher, had his collection of short, quite subject...

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20+ Effective Essay Hook Ideas to Boost Success of Your Paper

20+ Effective Essay Hook Ideas to Boost Success of Your Paper

When your English language professor requires to write an essay, how do you begin your writing? Do you use any good hooks in the introductory paragraphs to grab readers' attention? Probably, you have discovered a secret, unique hook which helps your paper stand out from other works and make a tutor ...

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How To Write a Precis and Impress Your Grader

How To Write a Precis and Impress Your Grader

Imagine you got an assignment to write an 800-word precis of Shakespeare in the Bush by Laura Bohannan. It is a wonderful essay about teaching a true meaning of Hamlet to one of the West African tribes. You may have many questions: "what to do", "how to start", "what is rhetorical precis?". Our arti...

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