The Dual Enrollment English Class Essay

813 Words Jun 8th, 2015 4 Pages
When I signed up for the Dual Enrollment English class, I wanted to develop new skills and gain more knowledge about how to write a presentable paper. Many students who took the class before told me it would be a lot of work and that it was not worth taking. I still took the course and I do not regret it. With the number of papers I wrote this year, I have many pieces I can take to college with me, and use as references for future writings. Before this year I did not know how to write in
American Psychological Association (APA) format. Now I am proficient in writing papers in this format and am prepared to write this way for college. This portfolio contains a sample of my best writings over the course of the year. I chose to include my Expository paper, my Argumentative paper, and my Literary Analysis.
One of my main goals for this year was to become a better writer. Personally,
I do not know how much I improved. I only know that I applied all the knowledge I gained over the year to my writings. I hope that when someone reads my papers, they see the progression in my writing skills. My other goal for this year was to be able to identify what college writing is like and what to expect. I am so glad I know how to write these papers, so I am not going into college blind. I am also glad I am prepared to write on a college level before attending. Because I am attending
Christopher Newport University in the fall, my expectation is to have very rigorous and challenging academics.…

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