How to write an SAT essay:
- Read the prompt to understand the task.
- Read the sample passage, underlining the examples and evidence.
- Come up with a thesis statement.
- Outline your SAT essay.
- Write a draft.
- Edit it: check arguments and evidence, make sure there’s a logic in the essay.
- Proofread your SAT essay: check grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
Good news for those afraid of SAT essays:
This section is optional now. It means they won’t require you to write an SAT essay this year.
An expository essay is a type of academic writing where you investigate the topic by evaluating the evidence and expounding the idea to describe, explain, and provide the information to a reader.
So, it happens again: a teacher assigns an expository essay to you.
Nothing special, right? After all, who doesn’t know anything about expository writing?
A persuasive essay is a type of academic writing where you use logic and arguments to convince readers of your point of view, using solid evidence such as research, stating facts, examples, and quotes from experts.
Oh, no. Essays… Again!
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Essay types are many, and students have to know them all, as well as understand the difference between them. What to do if a professor assigns a persuasive essay to you?
Last updated: October 2019
Article writing is a core part of content marketing strategy when you create a series of informative or educational content pieces to publish and therefore promote your product/service to a target audience.
Content marketing is a mainstay of education in the digital age, encouraging more and more people to learn article writing inside out.
“But what’s in there for me, a college student?” you may ask.
Clear as the noonday:
Article writing for marketing can take the form of blog posts, reviews, press releases, narratives, social media posts, or infographics. And given that students deal with tons of research, essays, and other types of creative writing in college, your skills are more than enough to join the team of content creators.
Not the worst way to get wants and needs met, huh?
A thesis statement is a sentence or two in the middle or the end of your essay introduction. It explains and summarizes a central claim you’ll discuss and prove in the essay body.
Bad news first:
You won’t get an A for a writing assignment if it doesn’t have a thesis statement. It is one of the first things your teacher looks for and one of the main factors for your grade.
And this is where most students run into trouble: