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How To : Make an school essay look longer

Have you ever spent all night writing a paper only to be short a required page? If you are ready to wrap up on page nine of a ten page essay and simple can't think of anything else to say, check out this tutorial. This very cool trick will lengthen your paper by a page or mor ...more

How To : Make an essay look longer than it is

This video will show you how to make your essay appear longer then it actually is with just a few quick changes to your Microsoft word settings. First, you want to go to the "Edit" tab and click "Replace", from there in the replace with box put a period. Then click on format a ...more

How To : Sync Your Google+ Posts with Facebook and Twitter

You've been on Google+ for a few weeks now. You're loving it. You're exchanging thoughtful posts, pictures with your friends, meeting new people and following lots of interesting, intelligent people. There's just one problem. You're still stuck in Facebook and/or Twitter beca ...more

How To : Start sentences in your argumentative essay

Need a little help with your argumentative essay? In this two-part tutorial hosted by English Ryan, learn how to start your sentences in your argumentative essay. Suggestions and examples on how to start various sentences in your essay are gone over. Part 1 of 2 - How to Start ...more

How To : Set up an MLA style essay in MS Word

This tutorial will show you how to set up your college essay using MLA style formatting in Microsoft Word. Follow these steps to set up MLA style formatting: Open a new document and change your margins to 1". Set your font to 12 point Times New Roman. Set the header by typing ...more

How To : Introduce examples in your IELTS essay

This is a video on writing essays. The video is a part of a series on essay writing. The current video involves inserting examples into an essay that you are writing. The speaker describes how to complement arguments contained within essays that provide support to the argument ...more

How To : Quote, summarize and/or paraphrase in an essay

This is working about working with sources: Quotation, Summarizing and Paraphrasing. Quotation: When directly quoting an outside source, the author's words should be taken verbatim. Quotation can lend the essay credibility. Too much quotation makes it sounds like you, the writ ...more

How To : Write an argument essay outline

Here is a brief outline of how to organize an effective argument essay. This structure can be adapted to your needs and follows IELTS essay writing guidelines. Part 1 of 2 - How to Write an argument essay outline. Part 2 of 2 - How to Write an argument essay outline.

How To : Write a discussion essay

In this video lesson, we write a discussion essay together following IELTS essay writing guidelines. The final essay is roughly 280 words in length. Part 1 of 5 - How to Write a discussion essay. Part 2 of 5 - How to Write a discussion essay. Part 3 of 5 - How to Write a dis ...more

How To : Write a discussion essay outline

This two part video is a short lesson outlining the basics of writing a discussion essay. It is about 13 minutes long in total. Part 1 of 2 - How to Write a discussion essay outline. Part 2 of 2 - How to Write a discussion essay outline.

How To : Write a good argumentative essay introduction

In this video, we learn how to write a good argumentative essay introduction. This is a persuasive essay that is just an argument. What makes this an essay is that it has an introductory section, main body, and concluding section. Many high schools and universities will requir ...more

How To : Write an introduction to an argumentative essay

This video takes the viewer through a simple, step-by-step process for writing a compelling introduction to an argumentative essay. According to the author, an ideal introduction should begin with detailing the subject matter of the essay, and should provide the background inf ...more

How To : Write a great conclusion for an essay

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to write a great conclusion for an essay. A conclusion is a summary of the topic and is the opinion of the topic or creator. The conclusion summarizes the main point of the topic. Repetition in the conclusion is not a problem. The poin ...more

How To : Write a pageant platform essay

Beauty pageants require contestants to take platforms by writing essays introducing their connection to social issues. Write a solid pageant platform statement with a pageant veteran in this free beauty pageant preparation video series. Part 1 of 13 - How to Write a pageant pl ...more

How To : Write a TOEFL essay for ESL students

People spend months writing the perfect TOEFL essay. This ESL video lesson will help you avoid one of the number one mistakes people make, forgetting the details. Make sure you have at least two main points and two details, one for each main point, and you'll be ahead of most ...more

How To : Write an argumentative research essay

Writing a research essay or an argumentative research essay can seem like a major challenge to students. All the work, all the writing all the deadlines! Simplify the entire process by learning how to gather information the correct way, namely using the resources at the school ...more

How To : Write a DBQ (or document-based question) essay

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to write a document-based question essay. Data base question essays evaluates student ability to formulate and support an answer of documentary evidence. Each document based question is broken into 2 parts: short answer and essay. The ...more

How To : Write an introduction to your academic essay

In this tutorial, we learn how to write an introduction to your academic essay. The first part of your introduction should say why the topic is important. Using the phrase "is a topic of growing importance" is a great way to help boost your topic's importance. Next, you should ...more

How To : Revise Body Paragraphs

Summary Revising body paragraphs requires you to know the mission of your thesis. Body paragraphs are the center of your essays. Without them, you would just have introduction and conclusion paragraphs, nothing else to support your purpose for writing. I use the word "mission ...more

How To : Edit Academic Writing

Summary Editing the academic essay can be a laborious task if you don't first develop a plan for revision. Students struggle with this part of the process because they have been taught that editing and proofreading the essay means checking for grammar. Editing means evaluatin ...more

How To : Write a good argumentative essay: first argument

This video describes the art of writing argumentative essays. In other words it narrates how to improve arguments of an essay. It starts with an analysis of classic examples. The speaker begins by criticizing the style of paragraph and how to improve the suggestions. He explai ...more

How To : Set your essay to MLA format in MS Word 2007

In order to apply MLA format in MS Word 2007, you will need to change the lines and spacings. Press Control + A. This will highlight all of your typing. Then, click on No Spacing. Scroll to Times New Roman, in the font style drop down menu. Change the font size to 12. Change t ...more

How To : Build a strong body paragraph for a school essay

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a strong body paragraph for a school essay. This consists of several sentences unified by a common point. The topic sentence is first followed by the supporting sentences. The topic sentence should express what the attitude of the topic ...more

How To : Use quotes in an essay

In this tutorial, we learn how to use quotes in an essay. When using a colon, you will set up the quote, then present it as proof of what you have just said. Note that the phrase before the quote could stand on its own as a sentence. For partial quotes, remember when summarizi ...more

How To : Write a great timed essay in class

Getting nervous about a timed essay coming up in school? In this six-part video of a writing class discussion, learn from Fullerton College professor Mark Fullmer some tips & tricks on how to write a "damn good" effective essay while being timed in class. Time management, essa ...more

How To : Write a thesis statement for an essay or paper

A thesis is the basis of any paper or essay. The thesis statement sets the tone and subject of your paper and starts you off on the right foot. In this tutorial, learn how to write an impressive thesis statement and get an A on your next paper! You Will Need • Paper and pen o ...more

How To : Write an argument essay

In this four part video lesson, we learn how to write an argument essay together following IELTS guidelines. Part 1 of 4 - How to Write an argument essay. Part 2 of 4 - How to Write an argument essay. Part 3 of 4 - How to Write an argument essay. Part 4 of 4 - How to Write ...more

How To : Evaluate a student's written IELTS essay

In this eight-part video designed for teachers, learn how to evaluate a student's written IELTS (International English Language Testing System) essay. The IELTS is an international standardised test of English language proficiency. In these ight parts, learn how to view, analy ...more

How To : Cite sources in the APA format

In this video, , peakDavid, demonstrates how to use and understand the APA (American Psychological Association) format for citing sources for references in papers, essays, and theses. You will learn the different types of citations used in APA format, and learn to understand h ...more

How To : Write an argument essay thesis

In this three-part instructional video hosted by English Ryan, learn how to write an effective thesis for an argument essay. In an argumentative essay, one not only relays information about the topic or position they are trying to argue, but also presents an argument with the ...more

How To : Write an executive summary

Having a well written executive summary is an essential tool for you to have when you are presenting a report. The executive summary serves as an introduction to let readers know what your report is going to discuss in detail. Learning how to write an Executive Summary is an ...more

How To : Write a structured essay

Each paragraph should be roughly 4 sentences long. The first sentence is an introduction, and then you can follow up with detailed sentences. The last sentence is your conclusion. An essay follows this same makeup. The first paragraph is an introduction, and then you have deta ...more

How To : Write a unique personal statement essay

In this tutorial, we learn how to write a unique personal statement essay. Personal statement is the heart of the application where you can give voice to your accomplishments, dreams, and goals. You want to stand out from the rest of the applicants, so you need to express what ...more

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How To : Use personal pronouns in an IELTS essay

In this video, we learn how to use personal pronouns in an IELTS essay. Pronouns are: we, I, me, you, and us. These are words we use to describe ourselves and should generally be avoided in an essay. There are times when it's difficult to avoid personal pronouns in essay, but ...more

How To : Write an essay for school

In this video, we learn how to write an essay for school. This is important because it will help you get into college! The main parts of an essay are: the title page, outline, body, introduction, conclusion, and footnotes. Make sure your title page has the title of the paper, ...more

How To : Write a great essay for the SAT test

In this four part video tutorial series, learn how to write a 12 score essay for the SAT test in just ten days. The SAT essay is designed to measure your abilitity to develop a point of view on an issue presented in an excerpt, support your point of view using reasoning and ex ...more

How To : Write a successful college essay in nine steps

Motivational speaker and leadership coach Tim Warneka teaches how to write a successful college essay in nine simple steps. Read and understand the directions and expectations the professor has for the assignment. Sit down and write whatever comes to mind on the topic. Edit yo ...more

How To : Get an Ivy League scholarship

Ivy League schools are a students wet dream, but not everyone can get into them. Even fewer get scholarships for them. But in recent years, Ivy League universities have raised the number of scholarships they award to students. More students are seeking awards, making the appli ...more

News : The Rattling Wall Issue 4, (publishing Opportunity)

Submit The Rattling Wall is accepting sophisticated short fiction, travel essays, and poetry submissions for Issue 4 until April 1, 2012. The literary journal accepts simultaneous submissions, but asks to be contacted immediately if work that a writer has submitted for review ...more

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You can blame your naggy mom, a crappy soap bar, and school or work stress for your acne. But ultimately, you should blame yourself. While it's true that your skin type (oily vs. dry vs. sensitive) and how your skin reacts to stress play a big part in blemishes, there is a nur ...more

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