Portfolio Final : Self Knowledge Essay

1479 Words Dec 13th, 2016 6 Pages
Through the semester my understanding of writing improved, when the semester started I felt like I was all over the place in my writing, there was no structure. But, with the help of Dr. St. Michel, I have learned different approaches making my writing more organized. I feel like I have improved my writing skills over the semester, however that information should have been learned in high school. I know I will need to improve my writing skills since many jobs require it, some employers even use that as a standard for hiring like Kyle Wiens talks about in the article I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here’s Why. I want to be at a level where I am able to write a paper that’s good enough to get published. I know in the field that I want to get into will require writing good writing skills. One of the entry level aerospace engineering positions requires the engineer to write out the packing instructions. That requires good writing skills and grammar skills, if something is misinterpreted then there could be issues when packing the evacuation slides. The topic that I have written about and can relate to personally would have to be the choice essay because I was able to reevaluate my life plan and use that as a writing topic. It shows some of my personality and some of my goals that I want to accomplish and in order to do that I have to improve my writing skills as much as I can. I was not a big fan of grammar until Dr. St. Michel…

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