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English
You may find something useful here. http://www.google.com/search?q=writing+1​21+placement+test&oq=Writing+121+p&aqs=c​hrome.2.69i57j0l5.446208j0j4&sourceid=ch​rome&espv=210&es_sm=93&ie=UTF-8
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 2:43pm

English
There is a placement test for Writing 121 and I need to earn a certain score as a prerequisite. What is the placement test like? Is it time?Can you give me a sample and grade it? We may have to keep track of each other posts.
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 2:19pm

English
Being that I am a story writer myself, here's some tips and ideas: The start a story, you need a plot. Make a plot that sums up what's to come in your story. Once your plot is started, begin to pick our main roles and mini roles of the people in your story. It's ...
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11:24pm

college essay conclusion edit
You don't seem to have understood or applied anything Bob Pursley has suggested to you. Send it in as is. The admissions people need to see YOUR writing, not our fixes.
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:55pm

writing
Deciding whether to use the word "drunk" or "intoxicated" is a matter of diction. The words mean the same thing, right? But why would one author choose the first and another author choose the second? Here's a section from Chapter II of Mark Twain's ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:54pm

writing
dic·tion ˈdikSHən/Submit noun 1. the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing. "Wordsworth campaigned against exaggerated poetic diction" 2. the style of enunciation in speaking or singing. "she began imitating his careful ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:35pm

writing
i didnt understand to much is it word cgoice
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:14pm

writing
what is diction ?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:06pm

college letter edit
can someone help edit this? I literally need this in by tonight Dear Admissions, As I was recently speaking with an admissions officer from Uconn, I was exponentially pleased to be informed that the University of Connecticut has allowed for the submition of a writing ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 4:52pm

college essay cover letter
Can someone edit this Dear Admissions, I was pleased to find that the University of Connecticut allowed for applicants to submit a writing supplement along with their applications. So, I have taken this opportunity to show the main experiences that I have experienced the past ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 3:13pm

Writing
My answer was 2
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:57pm

Writing
Both 2 and 3 are correct.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:51pm

Writing
The first challenge to the confidence of these amateur renovators come with buying tools and equipment. What correction should be made to this sentence? 1 change challenge to chalenge 2 change come to comes 3 change come to came 4 change come to coming 5 change confidence to ...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:40pm

Writing
What are your choices? What is your answer?
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:33pm

Writing
The cost of new homes is high today. Many people are purchasing older homes in need of renovation. The most effective combination of sentence 1and2 would include which of the following groups of words? 1
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:28pm

college essay
I am my truest and purest self, a mere child embarking on the beginning of life. So, how can it be that my mother, my main source of comfort, can possibly be dying? Stage 4 Metastases Melanoma Cancer: the doctor says is the grim diagnosis, the definite fate that we have no say...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:10pm

Essay Title
Hi. I need help thinking of a title for the essay I am writing. The essay is about the Dominican Republic and Trujillo's regime. Specifically I am talking about how women who accept/deny female stereotypes accept/deny male domination. Can someone help me thing of a title. ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 11:45am

English
Do you mind my opening the window? He narrowly escaped being drowned. He gave up smoking. He admitted having stolen the money. I could not avoid saying so. I finished writing my composition. Sam enjoyed swimming in the river. He stopped smoking. He suggested going on a picnic...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1:45am

Math
I understand that. But when writing the concavity intercals do you use the critical numbers or the points choosen around the critical numbers to denote the up and down? For instance This question Determin the open intervals on which the graph of of 3x^2+7x-3 is concve up or ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 4:13pm

college essay
also is it that im writing too much in general or is it the vocab?
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2:51pm

college essay
Your essay is much to sweet, and full of fat....and words. Reread just this part: <<Now, I put full zeal into my academics, community service, and life goals. Once a callous shell deprived of substance and motivation, I am now an ambitious allegiant, heading towards my ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 1:43pm

college essay
We don't edit/proofread first or rough drafts here. Sorry ... takes way too long. Make sure you go through these steps 3 or 4 times before posting a much more polished piece, please. -------------------------- Please go over your paper with the following in mind. Thanks to...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 9:45am

college essay
can someone edit my college essay? I was told by an admissions counselor to write a supplement describing my low cumulative GPA. It is a rough first draft, and probolaly needs to be heavily edited I am my truest and purest self, a mere child embarking on the beginning of the ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 9:37am

college essay
no the admissions counselor gave me an email to send the writing supplement to, so its not sent through the common app. She said it can be as "long as it takes to tell my story" and there really isnt a minimum sat requirement, but they only look at reading and math
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:33pm

college essay
Your essay may make the difference then. All applicants must apply through the Common Application. Due to the number of applications received, interviews are not part of the admissions process. Students are welcome to share additional information with us through the Common ...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:28pm

college essay
Uconn and Ill probolaly also send it i as a writing supplement to Fairfield University
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:19pm

college essay
so how long do you think it should approximately be? im not sure whether I should be writing a 5 pg narrative or a short essay. also, do you give college advice?
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:19pm

college essay
Check these sites. http://www.englishclub.com/writing/colle​ge-application-essays/lfi_introductions.​html http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/pr​ofessors-guide/2010/09/15/10-tips-for-wr​iting-the-college-application-essay http://www.infoplease.com/edu...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:14pm

college essay
Can you give me any advice on writing the essay
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:09pm

Writing
You're welcome.
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 6:04pm

Writing
Thank you!
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 5:46pm

Writing
That's entirely up to you. In the same book I've run into 20-page chapters and 1-page chapters. Use your artistic and literary license to decide the length of each chapter.
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 5:40pm

Writing
Hi, this is more of a personal project rather than homework, but help would be appreciated all the same!! I'm writing a story and I don't know how long should my chapters be. I know that some can be 1 page while others are 20, but what do you think the average amount ...
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 4:55pm

Huckleberry Finn
Well for the first 2 i got answers. But this is an expository essay rough draft and we choose a short story and write about it with these questions. First one my answer is; He used huck as narrator to see the innocent view of these convulted adult themes. in the eyes of a ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 10:02pm

Magic Thesis Statement
Hi! I'm writing an essay about how women act according to male or female domination. Could you please look at my magic thesis and tell me if my why is well written. Thanks! By examining the gender context during Trujillo's regime, one can see that some women who are ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6:15pm

Revision
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/c​omposition/editing.htm Read and study all the ideas on this page. Then apply these ideas to your own essay. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Also, when you get past the editing phase and start proofreading, here ares some excellent ideas from ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 3:28pm

English (Ms.Sue)
Whenever you are writing a comparison/contrast paper (paragraph, essay, research paper), you need to plan it out very carefully on paper first. Try this: 1. Write all the information about one of your topics on one page. 2. Write all the information about the other topic on ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 3:21pm

English (PLEASE I NEED HELP)
Read the following short excerpt of student writing. Use your vocabulary and grammar knowledge to determine which suggestions you would make to improve his or her grammar and word choice. I really thought she loved me but I discovered her grave betrayal one afternoon. It was ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 2:47pm

Grammar
Read the following short excerpt of student writing. Use your vocabulary and grammar knowledge to determine which suggestions you would make to improve his or her grammar and word choice. I really thought she loved me but I discovered her grave betrayal one afternoon. It was ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 2:15pm

child development
I wonder if you have ever proofed your writing? Perhaps you just typed this into your smartphone, and transmitted, without proofing. Yes, it makes no sense.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 10:55am

travel and meeting planning
when youre planning a convention,which one of the following steps would you complete first? a.forming the comittees b.writing the invitation c.selecting the site d.writing the program my answer is b
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 9:10am

Ms. Sue please help
we are writing a repeating decimal. example is n=1.21(line over it) -multiply both sides of the equation by a power of 10 determined by the number of digits in the block of repeating digits; since there are 2 digits that repeat we multiply by 100 -100n=121.21(repeat) subtract ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 9:50pm

Language arts...again
the viewpoint Poe brings to the piece of writing
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:50pm

college resume
This is one: Psychology Won first place in final Psychology project competition. The winning 11 Project project included writing a 5 pg essay on the cognitive affects of Award genetic algorithm on intellectual performance, producing a well developed poster board and ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 2:32pm

college resume
Is there any way to edit or improve this? Community Service Description Grades(s) Hrs/wk wk/yr BuildOn Raised $2,000 through active fundraising and community service, donated all funds to Malawi, lived with a host 10 56 4 family for a week to fully ascertain their lifestyle, ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 12:49pm

science
Any topic (writer's choice) Research paper Science 3 pages / 825 words Discipline: Science Type of service: Writing from scratch Format or citation style: APA
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 9:02am

Health (Ms. Sue)
1. Identify your target heart rate zone. Identify the purpose of knowing your target heart rate zone. A: My target heart rate zone is 103 to 175 beats per minute. (However, what is the purpose?) 2. "Jorge was always tired. He felt that he was always studying for an exam ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 10:42pm

chemistry
hello i am having trouble writing these two ionic equations. could someone explain to me how to do that? 1.)K2SO4(aq) and Na2CO3(aq).Write the ionic equation. 2.)RbCl(aq) and KOH(aq).Write the ionic equation.
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 9:54pm

English
What is the gerund phrase and noun function of the gerund in these sentences: 1.Brett earns his income by repairing cars. 2.I enjoy playing the piano. 3.Her favorite pastime is entertaining friends. 4.She is successful in mimicking others' voices. 5.He must like studying ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 5:13pm

Poem: Annabel Lee by Edgar Allen Poe
MONDAY November 4, 2013 SCHOOL SUBJECTS Art Business Computers English Foreign Languages Health Home Economics Math Music Physical Education Science Social Studies GRADE LEVELS Preschool Kindergarten Elementary School 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 4:52pm

Social (ms.sue or writeteacher)
http://www.google.com/search?q=men+are+f​rom+mars+women+are+from+venus+pdf&oq=men​+are+from+mars&aqs=chrome.3.69i57j0l5.57​52j0j7&sourceid=chrome&espv=210&es_sm=11​9&ie=UTF-8 Read, read, read, and take good notes. No one is going to write all this up ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 3:23pm

Health (Ms. Sue)
1. Summarize the steps to designing a fitness program. A: The steps to designing a fitness program. First, you must determine your resting heart rate. Once you have determined your resting heart rate, you need to calculate your target heart rate zone. Calculating this will ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 3:13pm

Stat
A company with a fleet of 150 cars found that the emission systems of 7 out of 22 they tested failed to meet pollution control guidelines. Is this strong evidence that more than 20% of the fleet might be out of compliance? You are writing the null and alternative hypotheses. ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 2:36pm

algebra
you want a line with slope -5/2. Now you have a point and a slope. By now that should make writing the line's equation a cinch.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5:53am

math
PLEASE HELP WITH THIS HISTORY!!!! Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following statements describes the most common experience of Native Americans after encountering Europeans for the first time? (1 point) Native Americans thought the settlers had nothing to offer them in trade ...
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 1:29am

Can someone please help me with this history!!!!!!
Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following statements describes the most common experience of Native Americans after encountering Europeans for the first time? (1 point) Native Americans thought the settlers had nothing to offer them in trade or knowledge. Native Americans ...
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:45am

obituary writing
You're welcome, Blaze. :-)
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 7:12pm

obituary writing
Thank you Ms. Sue for all your help.. silly mistakes.. hehe
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 7:04pm

obituary writing
Please proofread your first two sentences. Omit: eventually Your attributions of father and son are fine.
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 6:54pm

obituary writing
I just need one more proofread.. My question is when two people have the same last name, how would you attribute them.. IE Tom and John Hoyer.. and if you see any other mistakes feel free to address by any means.. Hoyer died on at the Warner Barry Pavilion, a long-term care ...
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 6:48pm

English
These sites should help you. http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/co​nclude.html http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/co​nclusions/ http://writing2.richmond.edu/writing/wwe​b/conclude.html
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 5:09pm

addendum to my response
When I was a freshman in college all incoming students were given a test in English. Those scoring above some point were moved (we had no choice) to an honors English class. The prof explained that we scored high enough that we didn't need the traditional course in English...
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 3:06pm

LEADs
Hi we're practicing writing news obituaries.. This is my lead.. Can you tell me if it's ok or needs work? John Hoyer Jr., Cook County Board’s first black president, died Friday of complications from debilitating stroke suffered nearly two years earlier. He was 78.
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 2:23pm

writing
mooch
Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 4:39pm

international relations
I need help on writing a thesis statement on why this century will remain unpredictable I need it in either a realism liberalism contructism referring to international politic relations
Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 3:41pm

Anthropology
Good grief! No one can "tell" you a thesis statement!! YOU need to come up with that since YOU will be planning and writing the paper or speech or whatever this is for. http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/th​esistatement.html
Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 1:57pm

Language arts
How did the events in Edgar Allan Poe's life affect his writing?
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 9:09pm

Statistics/Math
1. A magazine is considering the launch of an online edition. The magazine plans to go ahead only if it's convinced that more than 25% of the current readers would subscribe. The magazine contacted a simple random sample of 500 current subscribers and determine that 137 of...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 3:45pm

writing
http://library.laverne.edu/empirical-res​earch.php
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 3:00pm

English 10th Grade
Descriptive writing (300-500words) 'by the waterside' Describe some of the people and activities that make place there.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:55am

College writing supplement edit
Much better than before. Send it!
Monday, October 28, 2013 at 7:31pm

College writing supplement edit
can someone edit this Connecticut College is easily my prime choice, as I believe that its exemplary academic and career opportunities will not only help me advance as a student, but also as a future professional English teacher. The college one chooses has a preeminent impact...
Monday, October 28, 2013 at 6:18pm

English
Would writing about Evolution be good?
Monday, October 28, 2013 at 6:04pm

english
I need help writing a narrative essay
Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11:57am

Math
Writing equations in point-slope form: m:3, p:(-1, -2)
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 10:15pm

8th grade math
I am not sure if I did it correct, can you please check this answer for me, Ms.Sue? :) Writing equations in point-slope form: m:3, p:(-1, -2) (y-y1) = m(x-x1) y-(-2)=3(x-(-1)) y+2=3x+3 y+2-2=3x+3-2 y=3x+1
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 9:35pm

English
1. Before Cohen gives is (US) seven monster theses (COMMA) he points out (NO COMMA) that history is not the answer of (TO) all questions about monsters. That meanS (NO COMMA) that we often try to explain why the people tell each other about monsters and why that (UNCLEAR ...
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 1:33pm

program planning
Please respond to the following questions either by writing the design name or by describing the design using standard notation (X= program, O=Observation, R=random assignment. For each design, please discuss all threats to internal validity. 1. Design: Single group post-test ...
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 10:02pm

GED
Is the English Writing test the most difficult GED test? I find Math easy. Am I required to memorize the Science and Social Studies? or will I be provided information and is the Science and Social Studies actually a reading test? Thank You in Advance.
Friday, October 25, 2013 at 4:10pm

College writing supplement edit
(The Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy offers student teaching internships and other career preparing programs) Connecticut College is easily my prime choice, as I believe that its exemplary academic and career opportunities will not only help me advance ...
Friday, October 25, 2013 at 3:18pm

chemistry 1
It's SUPPOSED to be atomic number as a lower left subscript and mass number as upper left superscript BUT that's difficult to do on this board so what I do is write the atomic number before the symbol as in 35Br and mass number after the symbol as in 35Br80 etc. The ...
Friday, October 25, 2013 at 2:26pm

Early American and Colonial Literature
Matching Match the letter of the author with his or her description. Not all letters will be used. A. William Bradford B. Captain John Smith C. Anne Bradstreet D. Olaudah Equiano E. Thomas Paine F. Thomas Jefferson 1.) " I wrote an account of my voyage across the sea on ...
Friday, October 25, 2013 at 12:26pm

is this good U.S. History essay
http://www.writing.ucsb.edu/faculty/done​lan/concl.html
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 9:46pm

6th grade math
2. 2W 3. 60W All of your answers are correct. However the standard way of writing a multiplication problem is the way I showed you above.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:39pm

College writing supplement edit
Connecticut College is definitely my first choice, as I believe that its exemplary academic and career opportunities will not only help me develop as a student, but also as a future professional. ... "as a future professional" what? There is no career simply called &...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 6:38pm

college admissions
I need help editing a college admission writing supplement Connecticut College is definitely my first choice, as I believe that its exemplary academic and career opportunities will not only help me develop as a student, but also as a future professional. The college you choose...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 5:59pm

College writing supplement edit
I need help editing a college admission writing supplement Connecticut College is definitely my first choice, as I believe that its exemplary academic and career opportunities will not only help me develop as a student, but also as a future professional. The college you choose...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 4:45pm

World History
Which best describes the earliest form of writing? 1.It uses wedge-shaped characters. 2.It is called hieroglyphics. 3.It was taught to all Mesopotamians. 4.It was created in the Indus Valley. I would say either number 2 or 3
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 11:47am

English ---- check grammar---
John, you'd have far better luck getting help if you post only one paragraph at a time. When I look at all that writing, jammed together with no breaks, my eyes hurt. One paragraph at a time ... and only those paragraphs you have proofed and edited several times yourself!
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 11:08am

writing
URGENT Please remove thread as previously requested asap. Thank you. Writing Sam, Monday, October 21, 2013 at 5:46pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 6:20pm

calculus
(A) Consider the wave equation with c=1, l=1, u(0,t)=0, and u(l,t)=0. The initial data are: f(x)=x(1-x)2, g(x)=sin2(pi x). Find the value of the solution at x=0, t=10, and at x=1/3, t=0. Find the value of the solution at x=1/2, t=2. (B) Suppose that l=2, c=1/2. Draw the domain...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 4:33pm

Creative writing
Yes, I think that would work just fine. =)
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 8:49am

Creative writing
Hmmm....flashbacks would make sense. (I seem to recall that in The Neverending Story, which is what I'm mostly using as a reference.) Do you, personally, think it would be better to make the writer's story flashbacks (so that the main character she's writing about ...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 8:39am

Creative writing
The primary way in which this is done ... both in stories and in film ... is by means of flashbacks. http://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+wr​ite+a+flashback+narrative&oq=how+to+writ​e+a+flashb&aqs=chrome.4.69i57j0l5.9396j0​j7&sourceid=chrome&espv=210&es_sm=...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 8:07am

Creative writing
I've read examples (and seen movie examples), but I'm still having trouble with the idea of writing a story within a story. Basically, a girl is writing a story about a boy, and he eventually LEARNS that he's being written about. So how do I write his story with ...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 6:29am

Geography Report (Ms. Sue)
A conclusion is a summary of what is in your paper. I'd choose just one or two of the most important facts from each paragraph to include in the conclusion. http://www.writing.ucsb.edu/faculty/done​lan/concl.html
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 6:48pm

History
Will you please check my answers? 1. Which of the following is an example of new economic divisions in the European peasantry that began to occur during the fifteenth century? A. Peasants throughout Europe became poorer. B. Peasants living in the Balkans became freer. C. ...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 2:31pm

Creative Writing
Wow. I've always loved Poe, but it's so hard for me to break down his writing and understand it. Haha. Thanks, though! It helped a bit!
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 12:48pm

Creative Writing
Not necessarily. Here's an example of a nice, short story-within-a-story: http://pinkmonkey.com/dl/library1/oval.p​df See what you think.
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 11:41am

Creative Writing
But the problem I'm having is how to write a story within a story? I mean, just italicize it?
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 11:39am

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