Quick Tip #19: How to Use Your Exam Prep Time

The proctor sets the prompt down. It reads: In a fully-developed essay, answer the following topic with specifics. Write about a time you were in an unfamiliar or uncomfortable situation. What did you do to make the situation better? What did you learn from the experience? After a few seconds, I recognize this assignment as …

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Quick Tip #14: Using your time wisely in a timed write

By Akhil Kumar It’s easy for students to feel flustered when facing timed writing assignments. While it may seem like all you have to do is understand the prompt and write about it, the task is harder than it looks when only given a limited amount of time. What can you do to prepare yourself …

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Quick Tip #1: Using Your Pre-Write Time in Timed Writes

The poll results are in...and *drumroll please* you will now be seeing... Quick Tips / Quotes of the Week every other Tuesday! As a sneak preview to our first workshop of the semester, "Essay Prompts and Time Management" (Wednesday, Sept. 14 -- 10:30-11:30 AM -- Clark 100H, don't forget to register!), here are a few ideas for …

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