Essay is the most popular type of written in-class and home-work assignments among college students. Sometimes, students are assigned to complete a few essays per week, what is certainly not the good news for those who have not yet mastered the art of essay writing. Nevertheless, by the final course of college, almost all students manage to gain the needed writing and critical thinking skills to complete essay writing tasks with diligence and on the decent level. The present article would give those students who are not yet perfect in essay writing a few general tips to improve their essay writing skills.
First of all, students are to remember that it is the topic and the essay type which are to be defined in the very beginning. There are numerous essay types, such as persuasive, analytical, compare and contrast, descriptive essays and so on. There is even a larger scope of the various essay topics which might be covered by a college student’s essay. If the essay topic has not been specified by the tutor, then the whole burden of essay topic defining would be on the student’s shoulders. Be accurate with it – it should be not too broad and not too narrow, but acute and interesting to the audience and to you, in the first line….