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Close Reading Strategies to Help You Dig into a Text
Close Reading Strategies to Help You Dig into a Text

Move beyond the surface, and dig into the rich soil of a text using these close reading strategies.

Writing Resources: A Guide to Writing Basics
Writing Resources: A Guide to Writing Basics

These resources outline writing basics, helping you communicate clearly via the written word no matter your age, profession, or experience level.

What Are Footnotes and How Do You Use Them?
What Are Footnotes and How Do You Use Them?

You have probably seen them before, but what are footnotes? And how do you use footnotes in your own writing? This guide explains it all.

Common Grammar and Spelling Mistakes You Missed Even After Proofreading
Common Grammar and Spelling Mistakes You Missed Even After Proofreading

When proofreading something you wrote, it can be easy to miss certain grammar and spelling mistakes. Watch out for these common errors!

Student Writing Guide: Transitions
Student Writing Guide: Transitions

How do you move from one thought to another without leaving your audience behind? This guide will help you use transitions effortlessly.

12 Comma Rules for the Comma Obsessed
12 Comma Rules for the Comma Obsessed

Some people neglect commas. Others use them after every word. Whatever your tendencies, these comma rules will help you find a happy medium.

Tips for Writing and Proofreading a Strong College Admissions Essay
Tips for Writing and Proofreading a Strong College Admissions Essay

A college admissions essay is an important document. These tips and resources will help you craft an essay that gets attention and interest.

The Student's Guide to Grammar and Punctuation
The Student's Guide to Grammar and Punctuation

When writing a paper, never underestimate the importance of correct grammar and punctuation. These resources will help you get it right every time.

Illustrated Misplaced Modifier Examples to Make You Smile
Illustrated Misplaced Modifier Examples to Make You Smile

Who says grammar can't be funny? This list of 12 misplaced modifier examples demonstrates just how comical these errors can be—and the importance of avoiding them in your own writing.

13 Mistakes Students Make When Writing a Personal Statement
13 Mistakes Students Make When Writing a Personal Statement

When writing a personal statement, learn from the mistakes of others to make sure you get into the program of your dreams.

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