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How can I improve my essay writing skills?

Hello everyone! I'm a junior and I'm starting to think about my college essays. I'm not the best writer and I want to make sure my essays are strong. Can anyone recommend resources or tips for improving my writing skills? Thanks in advance!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're thinking about improving your essay writing skills ahead of time. My child went through the same process, and we found a few helpful resources and strategies. First, start reading more. Books, articles, and even well-written blogs can help you understand good writing structure and style. Next, practice writing regularly. You can start a blog or a journal, or just write about any topic that interests you. The more you write, the more you'll improve. You can also ask for feedback from teachers, friends, or family members. They can provide constructive criticism and help you identify areas for improvement. Finally, there are many online resources and courses available that focus on essay writing. Some are free, while others may require a small fee. Check out platforms like Coursera, edX, or Khan Academy for options. Good luck on your writing journey!

10 months ago

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