Reflective Essay On Prep Writing

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When signing up for classes at the end of my sophomore year, I was hesitant towards joining college prep writing. I did not think I needed to improve as a writer, I thought everything I wrote was great. As the semester went on and we learned the various parts of writing, I realized that there was a lot of room for improvement. This class has helped me improve my writing in more ways than I thought were possible. At the beginning of this school year, my approach to writing was, in a sense, incorrect, but I thought that the way I wrote my papers was completely fine. The approach I took on writing greatly changed as the semester went on, and I can see the improvement that simple change has done. Before I took this class, I always sat down and …show more content…
I have learned that improving my writing in any way can actually help me tremendously. Something as simple as having good word choice or making your paper unique can be a huge difference in whether or not you get into your favorite college or receive a scholarship. I plan to use everything I have learned to help progress as my future continues. I started out this semester with procrastinating when it came to writing papers, but I soon found out that you have to put a great amount of effort into becoming a good writer. After the first couple of assignments, I figured out that I could not write a good quality paper in one night. I started to put more time and thought into my papers and I immediately saw improvement. The only change I would make about this class is being more serious about it from the start. What I found to work best for me throughout the class was all of the worksheets we received and no red ink. Even though they were super simple things, they helped me better understand each concept of writing. I think those assignments were what really helped me improve. I will admit, at the beginning of the year, I dreaded receiving these, but as time went on, I realized how much they actually helped

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