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Tips For Writing Resumes

Tips For Writing Resumes

Trying to organize your accomplishments and life experiences into established categories, while considering what your potential employer might think, can be very overwhelming.

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Choosing What to Cut

Choosing What to Cut

If you’ve ever had an essay handed back that says (rather vaguely) “too wordy” or just simply “cut excess words” in sharp red letters, but weren't sure what to cut, this article is for you.

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Annotated Bibliographies

Annotated Bibliographies

A bibliography is simply a list of citations for sources you will use in your paper. An annotated bibliography, then, is when each of these citations is followed by a short description of the source and an evaluation of its main argument, the context in which it was written, and, most importantly, its relevance to your paper.

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How to Engage with Your Reading

How to Engage with Your Reading

One of the aspects of being back in class that is always the most difficult to adjust to (for me at least) is to tackle all the reading for my courses. There are a few rules that I go by when reading for class so that I don’t get overwhelmed and also so that I can retain/remember what I’ve been reading.

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Me, Myself, or I?

Me, Myself, or I?

If you tune in to news programs, political speeches, or academic lectures, you’ll start to notice a trend: the misuse of the reflexive pronoun myself. This grammatical misstep is likely a result of hypercorrection; in other words, people are changing something that is right to something that is wrong because the right word doesn’t seem correct.

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