Washington is a boring land of clouds and evergreens. For high school students that can’t escape to warmer climates, the task of choosing a school in Washington is difficult. However, finding the right public university doesn’t have to be chancy. Here are the stereotypical students at each university: the University of Washington, Washington State University, and Western Washington University. If you resemble one of the college stereotypes, you will probably fit in fine. Continue reading
A great number of the most successful people got there without the help of a college education. Many celebrities have been kicked out because of fights, while others got into trouble for breaking dorm rules. However, getting expelled from college is not a guarantee for popularity or success. Check out some interesting facts below!
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA
Profession: actor, producer, voice acting
Institution: Morehouse College
Samuel L. Jackson was kicked out of Morehouse College for locking board members for two days in a building. It was a protest on the lack of black board members. Continue reading
Paragraph writing can be intimidating, particularly in the early stages of an essay. The eigh-sentence paragraph burst is one style of essay writing that is designed to get writers past those early stages of essay creation. The eight-sentence format can be boiled down to the following six elements: topic sentence, first major support, first minor support, second major support, second minor support and conclusion. Continue reading
You need to know how to describe the science that you do in a way that convinces the reader that your work is worth taking seriously. The purpose of lab reports is not so much to see if you did bold, original work, as it is to give you practice in writing reports, so that you’ll be able to do it well when you do bold original work. Continue reading
How to proofread? Here is the checklist of items to look out for, during the proofreading process.
Some elements of paper writing are not a matter either of the words themselves, or of punctuation, but, rather, are matters of alignment, layout and consistency, or inconsistency.
- Check that your layout (page margins, line spacing, heading style, etc.) conforms to the format prescribed by your instructor.
- Keep an eye out for changes in font face, or size.
- Check all text that is underlined, italicized, bold face, and any other special text format.
- Check for consistency in page margins, line spacing, outline numbering, and paragraph indentation. Continue reading