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  • Essays: The Importance Of Writing An Essay

    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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  • Personal Essays: The Purpose Of A Personal Essay

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • Argumentative Essay Tobacco

    my past argumentative essay, I noticed key grammatical and structural errors that, if fixed, could assist me in the future. This argumentative essay lacked a strong thesis, reliable sources, and a sense of order of importance. The argument was to push the United States to make the silent killer, better known as tobacco, illegal. The essay reflected on key factors that were in favor of banning tobacco. After my grandmother died of lung cancer, I began to become an activist in the fight against…

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  • Steps In Writing An Essay

    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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  • Reflective Essay Class

    began I thought I could write an essay in a couple of hours and I would not need to do any major changes. Now I have started to take my time whenever I have to write a long essay. Writing is something extraordinary because it can be used in so many ways. From the elements used to persuade the reader to using facts and evidence to prove an argument. One thing that I learned is that writing can be a fun process especially when it is a topic is that I enjoy. I found it easier to write about FIFA…

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  • Reflection Of My Essay

    beginning of the year my essay grades were extremely inconsistent. I did well on some essays but horrible on others. It was like shooting a basketball in the dark and hoping to make it. I focused on writing four paragraph essays --when it should have been five-- because I feared running out of time or writing unsatisfactory body essays. However, Mr. Koetzner worked with me to help make my work more concise and thus save more time. However, over the course of the year I began to become more…

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  • Reflective Essay On Metacognition

    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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