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How to Write a Top-Scoring ACT Essay
How to Write a Top-Scoring ACT Essay

In this guest post, Kristin from Magoosh explains how to write an ACT essay that will impress graders and earn you a great score.

16 Lessons from the Best Commencement Speeches Given by Writers
16 Lessons from the Best Commencement Speeches Given by Writers

Let these 16 commencement speeches given by some of your favorite authors guide you from academia into the rest of your life.

The Ultimate Academic Writing Guide (Inspired by 37 Top Universities)
The Ultimate Academic Writing Guide (Inspired by 37 Top Universities)

Academic writing doesn’t have to be hard. Use this academic writing guide to ensure your writing is perfect no matter your field or assignment.

50 Great Reasons to Date a Grammar Nerd
50 Great Reasons to Date a Grammar Nerd

The ability to pen a grammatically flawless love note is not the only thing a grammar nerd brings to a relationship.

101 Free Online Journal and Research Databases for Academics
101 Free Online Journal and Research Databases for Academics

Expensive research databases and paywalls can make writing a paper frustrating. This list of online journal databases will help you access what you need.

How to Write a Scholarship Essay
How to Write a Scholarship Essay

These tips will teach you how to write a scholarship essay that captures attention and that illustrates why you deserve the scholarship.

21 Literary Halloween Costumes
21 Literary Halloween Costumes

Not sure what you want to be for Halloween this year? Get inspired by these literary Halloween costumes!

The Most Useful Tools to Help You Prepare for an MBA
The Most Useful Tools to Help You Prepare for an MBA

Whether you have a background in business or are new to the field, prepare for an MBA program with these great tips and tools.

Can You Correctly Define These Nine Obscure Literary Terms?
Can You Correctly Define These Nine Obscure Literary Terms?

Literary terms are used to describe various aspects of writing, but how well do you actually know these tricky devices?

What are Appositives?
What are Appositives?

An appositive is a noun or a pronoun (often with modifiers) that is beside another noun or pronoun, usually with the purpose of explaining or modifying. Now don’t get nervous—we'll help you figure this out.

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