2 Personal Essay Examples with Awesome Personality
Susan M. Inez
The personal essay, it’s an easy enough essay to write… right? We all have stories to tell and opinions on just about everything. The million dollar question is, how do you take your thoughts, ideas, and opinions and put them … Read more
The Stress-Free Guide to MLA Essay Format (8th Edition)
Erin S.
“Ding dong, the witch is dead … the wicked witch is dead!” The new 8th edition MLA Handbook (MLA 8) makes creating references on a Works Cited page so much easier than the 7th edition guidelines. You’ll be singing, too—once … Read more
How to Write a Leadership Essay That Takes the Lead
Eden Meirow
Every year millions of high school students apply for college. And every year, at least one of those colleges requires a leadership essay. While you may have never served as a manager, fought against injustice, or led a rebellion, you … Read more
4 Proven Ways to Keep Writer’s Block from Ruining Your Essay
Susan M. Inez
T-21 hours, 33 minutes, 4 seconds, and counting. You’ve officially shifted into panic mode because your paper is due tomorrow, and so far all you’ve written is your name. We’ve all been there, crippled by writer’s block and unable to compose … Read more
How to Write a Pollution Essay That Doesn’t Stink
Susan M. Inez
“Wow! That stinks!” If you’re walking by a smelly factory, this might be an appropriate response. If you’re walking by a farm on a sweltering summer afternoon, this might be exactly what you’d expect to hear. This is not, however, … Read more
How to Write a Summary That Sums It All Up
Susan M. Inez
While you may not have written many summaries, I bet you’ve actually composed a lot of summaries in your day. Think about it: every time you tell a friend what happened in a movie or what you did on vacation, … Read more
What Is a Summary Analysis and How Can You Make Yours Good?
Eden Meirow
Do you remember when Brangelina first happened? Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were both pretty good on their own, but when they got together, they became an instant Hollywood power couple. In the world of literature and essay-writing, the Brangelina … Read more
How to Write a Response Paper That Will Get a Great Response
Susan M. Inez
Let’s say you and your pals have just watched the latest superhero movie, and one of your friends asks, “So what did ya think?” Your response might be something like, “It was awesome! I loved the fight scenes and the … Read more
2 Explanatory Essay Examples That Make the Grade
Susan M. Inez
The explanatory essay (sometimes called an expository essay) is one of those standard essays that you’ve probably written at least a few times in your academic career. The explanatory essay often takes the form of a cause and effect essay, a definition … Read more
How to Make a Thesis Statement the Easy Way (Infographic)
Erin H.
Imagine that you’re on a road trip on a hot day. You spy an ice cream shop and whip the car into the parking lot for a cold, towering, double-scoop cone. Mmm. The server places the ice cream in your … Read more