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An Academic Treat: Getting to Write About What You Want to Write About!

  <—— The spiders and rats in this picture are grammatical mistakes and lack of analytical thinking! Beware! At first, it seems like a trick: you are given an “open” assignment to conduct a research project. You can write about anything… as long as you get professor’s approval first. For anxious students such as myself, […]

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Halloween Writing Tricks… Or are they treAts?

Academic writing sure can spook me out. First, there’s the pressure. Ugh, another writing assignment. Then there’s the grade, which gives me the feeling that if I do poorly my whole life will be destined for doom. There’s also the actual feedback that can kill my spirit. Combined, these concerns can sometimes make me not […]

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