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    English professor would say: "You have an essay due Friday." I would ponder for hours before I could actually start the essay. How can I even start writing if I do not know exactly what an essay is? Why are essays important? How are essays going to help me in life? Why am I even writing one? In the following essay, I will provide evidence from "Essayists on the Essay" to describe what an essay is, its importance in our life, and the role Michel de Montaigne has on it. First off, the dictionary definition of an essay consists upon a short literary composition on a particular theme or subject, usually in prose and generally analytic, speculative, or interpretative. But does an essay really…

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    think of, but why? The purpose of a personal essay in my opinion should not be concerning who has had the most traumatic life experience but about who can ultimately give the reader a true look inside them. This unfortunately I simply cannot do. Personal essays have always been a chore and a tedious task to me. Not to mention the small success rates. It is difficult enough to think of a fascinating topic, but then they expect you to write about your feelings and discuss them? It cannot just be…

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    The Importance Of An Essay

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    that different types of structures and skills are what create magic in an essay. There are various key points that a persuasive or good essays contain. First, the content is important. Even if the points are good, I think the essay loses the audience’s interest when there are no examples and supporting contents. If this happens, the essay is just a piece of paper with just stated ideas or thoughts. Additionally, organization in the essay is vital. There are times when I sometimes blank out while…

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    Reflective Essay

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    I’d like to begin this reflective essay by airing out that I’ve never had the same affinity for reading and writing that I do for the sciences. Early in my education I struggled with them. However, during my high school experience I believe I’ve developed the requisite talents needed to be – at least somewhat – proficient in the aforementioned areas. With regards to reading, my largest problems have come from my tendency to lose focus, and most of my writing issues were caused by not knowing…

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    Starcorp Essay

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    Essay Question #1: Instructions—This is a “fictitious case study.” Please thoroughly answer both parts, 1 and 2. Starcorp Incorporated is known as one of The Best Places to Work in 2015. Specializing in customer service support for various companies globally. StarCorp Inc. has an average employee age of 45, with low turnover rates for the past few years. Highlights of employee benefits include a 100% 401k match, which was recently adopted this year. Employees enjoy flexible scheduling and free…

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    Steps In Writing An Essay

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    Writing an essay can be very challenging and difficult but it’s a necessary skill to have not only in college but also in the real world. But there are steps you can take to relieve the stress and challenge of writing an essay. The first step is to think about what you are being asked. Then the next step is to create your draft then the final step is to revise and rewrite your essay. By following these steps you should be able to write a well-organized and detailed essay. Step one in…

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    absolutely nothing with this course, it seemed to be a very important tool for processing essays. Not only that, the process of defining the word “metacognition”, always managed to stir-up a good educated confabulation. Most importantly, this course has given a lot of confidence in my writing process. I learned how helpful, for me, it can be to begin your writing with a thesis. Specifically, starting with a thesis gives me room to bend, yet stay on track with my essays. Staying focused on the…

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    Preliminary Essay Knowing or knowledge is known to be a vital element for a person to succeed in life. However, that is not the case. Knowing how to connect and relate what you know is the actual key to success. Being able to relate completely different concepts or tying concepts to your daily life, is what will truly bring you success. This can extend to things as general as writing. As any other student, I’ve written many essays all through school and I’m continuing to do so know in my time at…

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    Class Reflective Essay

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    introduction into the class that is composition. In this class I have written a couple essays so far, and this one will serve as a reflection of an essay I have written previously. The essay I wrote previously is titled “Anxious”, it is a descriptive essay about what it is like to suffer from an anxiety disorder. Since then I have improved and I am only continuing to get better and better. In my essay the easiest part to compose was probably the use of metaphors and similes to describe how…

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    Essays are important because they let people show their personalities. Many people have a problem with writing due to writer 's block. Why is this? The most challenging part is starting the essay. Often time’s students think too much and are unsure of what to write. Instead they should think of ideas and jot them down on paper. There will be time in later drafts to correct mistakes and improve the written material. When I am writing an essay I concentrate on timing, ideas, and editing. Before I…

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