63 Answered Questions for the topic Essay


How do I know my college essay will positively impact my application?

First, be sure to absolutely answer the prompt. Students often go off on a tangent trying to provide positive information about themselves and it ends up not answering the question the admissions... more


Long Quote question

I am currently writing an essay for my government class, I cited a long quote directly from an online article. Would I box the quote which is 68 words (4 lines)?


Is this sentence grammatically correct?

My little brother wrote an essay and sent it in to his school website. The essays are student-reviewed, and the girl who reviewed his essay claimed that the following sentence was a run-on... more


Essay help: Who’s Rights?

A digital war is upon us when it comes to copyright/trademark and privacy rights. Do you share files with a friend (P2P)--a favorite song, perhaps? Where do you draw the line? 75 characters


How do you check the use of strong transitions in an essay?

The use of transitions.


Writing Style and Usage

Is it OK to use the term, "etc." when writing lists of people?


Do writers write philosophical essays?

I'm son to two philosophers, and maybe this shaped too much my way of understanding the world. I think a lot, or maybe thinking means a lot to me. And, mainly, I think about art questions and art... more


Why does using this "-ing" verb construction make my writing weaker?

I had to write a scholarship essay, wherein I wrote this sentence:> Over the ensuing years I read as much as I could, *trying* to increase my knowledge and understanding of my own language.I... more


What is the most effective way to write a persuasive essay?

persuasive essay writing for college papers


Hi, How should I start my introduction for this essay question - what should I consider when laying out my intro

Q: Evaluate the view that the Tet Offensive was a victory for the United States and Republic of Vietnam


How do you write an essay?

Do you need to answer an essay question but you don't feel confident? There is an easy way. It's all about being clear and organized. I believe anyone can write a great essay with a few good tips... more


What are some tricks for managing debilitating writing anxiety/phobia?

For the past 4 years, I've developed a severe problem with writing anxiety. It's become so bad, that I had to drop out of my first university because I wasn't able to keep up with the course work.... more


What's a good theme I can form on identity/isolation of Ender In Ender's Game?

I asked my English teacher if an essay on loss of identity due to isolation is okay? What would make a good thesis? What are some good examples I can use in order to show how this can make an... more


What is the fine line between "confidence" and "presumption"?

I am about to apply to a grad school, and I have prepare the SOP for it (think it like a cover letter to apply to a job). I know the rule: show what I've got, not tell how I think I'm cool. I've... more


Does every paragraph in a 10 page research paper need a different idea from the others?

So I am writing my first 10 page research paper and need a little help. I read online that, for it to be 10 pages long, it should have 22 paragraphs, including 2 intro and 2 conclusion. So I was... more


What would be a thesis statement for an essay about how college is worth the cost?

I’m writing a essay on if college is worth the cost & i need help on my thesis :) .



hi, I am writing an essay in which needs to be 2000 words. My introduction is on the longer side and is the length of two paragraphs. I was just wanted the opinion of an English professional or... more


QUICK GENERAL WRITING QUESTION for an essay!!! please??!! anyone??

hi, I am writing an essay in which needs to be 2000 words. My introduction is on the longer side and is the length of two paragraphs. I was just wanted the opinion of an English professional or... more


Writing succintly. Does it matter?

When I write school papers (Essays and projects) I try to make it as succint as possible. I'll say this is my preferred style of writing. Compared to other students that like writing explicit... more


What is the guide for writing essay for a people who cannot even write a paragraph?

I have already searched any tips about writing essay and paper, and it still abstract tips like researching, creating your own thesis statement, and so on. I even cannot create a good paragraph. So... more


How to respond to overenthusiastic copy-editing?

I was approached by a science magazine to write a long-form critical essay, and I gave them a 6000-word piece with extensive endnotes. After two months of being with the editorial team it comes... more


Is using first person in academic/technical essays always bad?

For as long as I can remember, my teachers have taught me never to use first person in an essay. Yet, some of the examples we read in classes, or older writings we have to annotate, are written in... more


How do you construct a thesis statement?

I have read any essay making tips and they said that the thesis statement is key to the thesis. So I tried to make one based on a question.So assume question like this:**Overpopulation of urban... more


Research Argumentative Essay

So, I am trying to write a research argumentative essay. My topic is Physicians Assistants in primary care, but I have no idea what point to argue. My question is what point should I argue about... more
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