The Essay Expert’s Top 10 Grammar and Spelling Errors of 2010 was such a hit I’ve decided to continue on the New Year’s theme. What are The Essay Expert’s New Year’s Resolutions (Ressaylutions?) They range from improvements to my communications with you, my readers, to new ventures in my creative life.
In the past year as The Essay Expert, I’ve seen a lot of grammar and spelling errors. Here are some of the most common. Let’s toast to learning something new in 2011! Preview: Loose vs. Lose, Lead vs. Led, Its vs. It’s.
If you are writing a college essay, resume or cover letter, you will benefit from this grammar tip on structuring sentences using correlative conjunctions. A correlative conjunction is a conjunction used with another conjunction that is necessary to complete the thought. “Both/and” is a popular correlative conjunction pair. (Other common examples are either/or and not…
College Essay Topic #4: 7 Essay Tips for Writing a College Application Essay About a Fictional Character
How can you write an essay about a character from a novel, play or movie without ending up with a book report instead of a college application essay? Follow these guidelines and you will demonstrate your ability to think critically about literature, film or theater, as well as about yourself.
Can you write your college application essay about a famous person and still have the essay be about yourself? Read these tips to find out how to do it!
College Essay Topic #2: 7 Essay Tips for Writing a College Application Essay About Your Sports/Athletic Involvement
Whatever you do, do NOT write an entire play-by-play essay about the “Big Game.” Find out why in this article by Brenda Bernstein, The Essay Expert.
Today I heard a GEICO commercial that included a line something like this: “To show our appreciation, call within the next 15 minutes…” Does this sentence contain a grammatical error? Read about it here.
One of the most popular topics for the college application essay is “My grandmother.” If you are planning to write an essay about your grandmother, you have a challenge ahead of you.
Introducing The Essay Expert’s College Application Essay Series. College Essay Tips for Ivy League Bound Seniors
For each of the next four weeks, I will be writing an article with tips for writing college application essays. I will cover the popular essay themes of “my grandmother,” “my sport,” “a famous person,” and “a fictional character.”
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