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Seven Ways to Stay Awake and Alert
Seven Ways to Stay Awake and Alert

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you just could not stay awake? Let's face it, we've all been there. We have compiled a short list of reasonable ways to stay awake during life's less-than-exciting moments.

How to Write a College Admissions Essay
How to Write a College Admissions Essay

Writing your college admissions essays can definitely be stressful. With so many other qualified candidates applying, this one little essay can often mean the difference between being accepted to the school of your dreams and never moving out of your parents' basement.

How to Write a Book Review
How to Write a Book Review

Writing a book review is not the same as writing a book report or a summary. A book review is a critical analysis of a published work that assesses the work's strengths and weaknesses. Many authors strive to have their books reviewed by a professional because a published review (even a negative one) can be a great source of publicity.

Which vs. That
Which vs. That

Contrary to popular belief, "which" and "that" do not function in a similar capacity. Although "which" and "that" are both pronouns, they are not interchangeable. "Which" is used for non-restrictive phrases and "that" is used for restrictive phrases.

Adjectives or Adverbs?
Adjectives or Adverbs?

Are you constantly confusing adverbs and adjectives? Scribendi's editors will help cure your confusion for good.

Acronyms and Initialisms
Acronyms and Initialisms

Scribendi provides tips to help you use initialisms and acronyms correctly in your writing.

What is an Adjective?
What is an Adjective?

Are adjectives causing you aggravation? Are you unsure of the difference between adjectives and adverbs? Perhaps you are asking yourself “What is an adjective?” Whatever the case, this article will help you make sense of these descriptive words.

How to Write a Report on a Book
How to Write a Report on a Book

We have already provided students with useful tips on the importance of taking notes when reading a novel for a book report. Now it's time to put those notes into action and start writing a book report.

How to Write a Book Report
How to Write a Book Report

Writing a book report can be a difficult task that requires you to deal with a large amount of information in a relatively small space. But don't be discouraged—in this article we outline how to prepare for your book report and in our later article we discuss how to write a book report.

What is a Verb?
What is a Verb?

When it comes to constructing a sentence, the verb is widely considered to be one of the most integral elements. In the simplest of definitions, a verb is an action. Drink, walk, talk, drive, and dive are all verbs. But as with everything English, it can't possibly be this easy, can it?

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