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The Mighty Pen Persuasive Writing

It’s said, “The pen is mightier than the sword.” To be sure, many heroes across the ages have inspired quiet revolutions with little more than words. Countless writers have impacted readers with their gift. Writing is a powerful tool for conveying thoughts, defending ideas, and persuading audience. What Comprises Persuasive Writing Persuasive writing is a

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Once you’ve written most of an assigned paper, you might struggle to create a proper conclusion. The conclusion, when you leave your audience with your final message, could be the part a reader remembers most. Knowing this, the conclusion should be written with as much thought and consideration as the rest of your piece. If

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When someone experiences “writer’s block,” a creative obstruction that hinders students’ work and affects their grades, it can be frustrating. Students with approaching deadlines may feel increased anxiety as expectations and pressure gradually build. Here are common causes of writer’s block, and some suggestions to overcome it: You are tired. Both mind and body need

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Every year thousands of university admission essays are reviewed by Toronto university boards. The purpose of these essays is to narrow the list of applicants to the students that meet stringent university standards. While no two schools share the same set of admission and essay criteria, these factors should be taken into consideration: GPA Your

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The APA 6th Edition, Section 3.18 mandates that writers use active voice for clarity. Many writers use this type of voice in writing academic papers because it allows the reader to clearly distinguish the subject of the sentence and the action performed. Active voice is usually applied when writers wish to emphasize the “doer” of

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The goal of every resume is to provide a brief and comprehensive summary of your job history and skills while leaving a lasting impression on the recruiter. Since companies receive dozens of resumes per hiring season, employers who are assigned to sort through these documents encounter repetitive phrases which render the submission cliché. Several online

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Some students may believe that writing an essay is relatively simple and doesn’t require much effort. This assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. Writing requires a lot of time and energy. Like most activities that require effort (exercise, working, cooking), writing an essay requires some preparation for both mind and body. Here are some

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Proofread as You Go When writing anything, it is important to check work as you go. Many writers do not check for errors until the very end of an essay; this can be problematic. It’s a lot less effort to check for errors as you write. Having a second pair of eyes is always useful;

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An analytical essay is one of the four main essays used in academic writing. This type of essay provides a thorough examination of a piece of media and later adds a personal interpretation. Analytical essays are mainly used for pieces that are open for discussion like an opinion, quotation, poem, story, lyric, and other similar

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A strong cover letter is a tool most every applicant needs to have in their arsenal. However, a number of people believe it is unnecessary and their résumé can stand on its own. Not only is this idea likely a mistake; its practice can negate any chance of being considered seriously by potential employers. What