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improving your writing
What part of the word "manage" do you not understand?
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 1:33pm

improving your writing
What is your question?
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 12:31pm

improving your writing
Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support for the four ...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 12:27pm

MGT 495 Organizational Strategies
I have to complete a career external environment assessment that has to be 3-5 pages long, but I am not understanding what it is that I am supposed to be writing about, can someone please help me out??? It's due by midnight and my instructor has not emailed me back yet.
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 12:13pm

English
I'm writing you again for help with one scientific text. The title is: Pet ownership, dog types and attachment to pets in 9–10 year old children in Liverpool, UK. What I have to do, is to answer 25 questions we've got about that text, but as non-English speaker, I...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 5:03am

writing
No one will write your assignment for you. However, if you post what YOU WRITE, someone here will check it over for you.
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 2:50am

writing
Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support for the four ...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 1:58am

english
Q.Fill in the blanks using appropriate words from the options given below!!! When we (a)_________ anything we always have to keep in mind our (b)_________. After all, except as an exercise, there would be little point in writing anything if it (c)_________ not going to benefit...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 12:25am

Writing
is great
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 4:13pm

Writing
Can you proofread my essay? Life in the Fast Lane Have you ever changed so much in life that you couldn’t possibly bare it? Well, that person is called a dynamic character, someone who changes throughout a drama. In the drama, “The Crucible,” by Arthur Miller ...
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 4:04pm

college essay
Im writing a college essay and Im not sure how to edit the first paragraph My existence thus far has been a musical performance. The world is my stage, the platform on which I can express myself creatively. My life is the reputable melody that I play from my guitar, and the ...
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 5:41am

Sentences and Paragraph 2
Your favorite cousin has moved to your town and is looking for a job. Her previous experiences are working as a cashier and sales clerk at two department stores. You know she plans to apply at similar stores in your town. But you also know she is a perfect match for a job ...
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 12:50am

Math
How can you write a unit rate if at least one term is a fraction? How is this different from writing a unit rate where both terms are whole numbers?
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 8:24pm

World History
True or false. if false, what is the true statement? 1. To ancient egyptians, the most important feature of the river was the many fish that lived in it. 2. Ancient Egyptian civilization was marked by constant change and upheaval over the centuries. 3. Osiris took on an ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 6:21pm

SAT Writing
No I Do Not See The Contradiction Do You?
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10:32am

programming
Well, beside the fact that the there's no indication of reading or writing anywhere... The program's goal is to sort-merge two files into one, yet the program opens only one input file (and one output file). The program cannot accomplish the goal; it will not do what ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 6:38am

General
What kind of questions would a detective ask a witness of a murder? how often would the detective come to the witness if he or she was closely related to the victims? ie daughter/son? this is for a writing assignment i have. all help is greatly appreciated.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 6:03pm

Social?
Hello! alright so this is basically a general knowledge kind of question but it's for my writing assignment. i'm not really sure what a preacher may say at a funeral and i've tried searchring on google and havent found any luck. so based on your experience can you ...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 4:25pm

history
whereas the lords spiritual and temporal and commons assembled at westminister,lawfully,fully and freely representing all the estates of the people of his realm,did upon the thirtheenth day of febuary in the year of our lord one thousand six hundred eighty-eight [old style ...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 11:59am

SAT Writing
I guess I'm just amazed that, after writing all these different practice essays and receiving nearly identical comments from 3 of us here, I see no improvement, no growth, no change ... with the exception of one essay which I thought might be scored a 4. Even after that ...
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 3:07pm

SAT Writing
Why should any tutor bother to help you when you don't heed their advice? http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=137​7998675
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 2:56pm

SAT Writing
Bobpursley has already commented on this essay. I especially remember his criticism of the phrase "students in Asia" as being too general. Which students do you mean? Asia contains 48 countries including Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Lebanon, Russia, Turkey, ...
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 2:53pm

SAT Writing
Writeacher! Please correct, give feedback, and grade. Prompt: "I don't know the key to success,but the key to failure is to try to please everyone." Assignment: Is trying to please people a way to achieve success or a route to failure? Essay: " I don't ...
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 2:33pm

psychology
Is this a scholarly website it is called WebMD? I am writing a paper on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What Is ADHD?
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 12:14am

SAT Writing
On the SAT scale, I would give it 3 at best. Your arguements are weak. You tend to generalize in your example. (Students in Asia...) The first sentence in the last paragraph.."can lead" is not a strong argument. The last sentence makes no sense. Overall, the argument...
Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:34pm

SAT Writing
I'm sorry you're still using Anonymous as your name here. I hope you can find your Anonymous posts.
Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:29pm

SAT Writing
Please correct, give feedback, and grade. Prompt: "I don't know the key to success,but the key to failure is to try to please everyone." Assignment: Is trying to please people a way to achieve success or a route to failure? Essay: " I don't know the key ...
Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:24pm

english
My first question for you is this: Have you read both stories at least twice? http://anilbalan.files.wordpress.com/201​2/02/an-occurrence-at-owl-creek-bridge.p​df http://www.classicreader.com/book/1745/1​/ After you have done that, follow these directions: ...
Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:41pm

Algebra
When writing an equation in slope-intercept form, does be have to be a positive number or can it be negative? For example, y=-3x-5.
Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 4:00pm

SAT Writing
Ms. Sue is right. Post your questions and essays with a distinctive screen name if you want to find previous posts easily. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=137​7658734
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 8:39pm

SAT Writing
It would be easier to find your old posts if you'd used a more distinctive name. If you click on your name on a post, you'll find all of the post that name has made. However, so many people use "Anonymous" as their name, this function is useless.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 7:44pm

SAT Writing
I can't find the post regarding to the essay about "Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 7:28pm

English 10
Persuasive Writing Assignment: Imagine that you are an agent who is interested in publishing new authors. Choose any book you like and present the book to a publisher in New York. You want to be the person responsible for putting the book on the shelf. You should convince the ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 4:27pm

Writing
"This quote is in fact true." <~~Please learn not to write sentences like this. It's very 3rd-grade-ish. Either delete it or write something that's more 12th-grade-ish! "Though talent people can" <~~What does this mean? Why is "swimming&...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 8:54am

Writing
Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 7:10pm. Please give feedback and grade. Prompt:"Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 10:58pm

Algebra-help
When writing expressions online, formatting gets lost. Use parentheses, as in 8/(x-m) (5-3x)/5 = 5/5 - 3x/5 = 1 - 3x/5 So, you are correct. Apparently you solved it ok on your own! But, you see why you need parentheses? 5-3x/5 as it stands means 5 - (3x/5) since division is ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 8:30pm

English
Have you written the speech yet? Or at least an outline of it? Do you have a main idea (thesis statement)? Writing a speech is much like writing an essay ... and you don't start with the intro!! Write the intro, including an attention-getting statement AFTER you have the ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 2:42pm

math plz help
Task 2: Use the table to complete each part. a. Copy the table. Extend the table by writing expressions for y when x = 5, 6, and 7. b. Simplify each expression for y in the table from part (a). What pattern do you notice in the simplified expressions? c. Write an equation that...
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 8:57pm

writing to build good
I would like to understand the question 10which it says craft the memo for exercise 10,17 can someone explain what to do for me to understand it better
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 6:00pm

Math Help Needed
A riding-stable manager is planning a nutritional diet for 6 horses. The manager finds the table below in a guide about horse health. The cost of 1000 Calories of horse feed is $.15. What is the cost per day to feed the 6 horses? (Hint: First, try writing an expression for the...
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 3:18pm

writing essay language art
Need help to write a essay
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 10:39am

writing to build goodwill
Jiskha has no connection with any school or class. What is the question?
Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 10:29pm

writing to build goodwill
I need help with the question number 10 in lesson 5 memo
Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 10:28pm

Pseudocode
Hi, I am a computer programmer and would be glad to assist you with this question. Do you have any ideas on how to get started? What programming language are you writing in?
Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 3:34pm

reading
I need help writing a summary for the enders game but as of now I don't have the novel with me
Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 3:04pm

Writing
Your essay is very biased. Reread it.Biased is your opinion or idea on someone. First bias: You are evaluating based on your perceptions something that occured 500 years ago, I assure you his set of perceptions is vastly different from yours. Second bias. When writing,one has ...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 7:48pm

Writing
Can you proofread my essay and I also need a good title? Christopher Columbus was a brave, strong, hard-worker who took sea to America in 1470. What is biased? Biased is your opinion or idea on someone. In Christopher Columbus journal excerpt, there were many examples of how ...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 5:18pm

SAT Writing
As a rough draft, I would give it a 5 (it is supposed to be spontaneous componsition, rough draft). Much better than what you started with. So the lesson learned, is...you fill in what you learned from this expercise. Read the prompt, think about what it is asking. Jot some ...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 4:17pm

SAT Writing
I'd give this a 4. http://sat.collegeboard.org/scores/sat-e​ssay-scoring-guide
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 3:34pm

SAT Writing
I am rewriting the essay that is regarding to the memory prompt. Essay Life consists of memory and without it, people will have nothing to recall. Everyone at least have to remember something in order to initiate a conversation. Some might tell others their great time at the ...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 12:46pm

SAT Writing
I think you totally misunderstood the meaning of memory as Brunell used it. Substutute "experiences" for it. Then, the quote means somethign quite different than you wrote upon. We learn and develope most of what we know and process based on experiences, spaced over ...
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 3:37pm

writing
i got c am i right plz help me what to u think
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 2:46pm

Writing
Yes
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 1:40pm

SAT Writing
This is also really good: http://www.sat-essay.net/sample-sat-essa​ys.html
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 12:44pm

SAT Writing
I've checked various websites and here are the two best ones I've found for giving you VERY SPECIFIC ideas about improving your writing: http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat​-practice-questions/writing-tips Scroll down a bit to the section called Practice ...
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 12:05pm

SAT Writing
See below. You need to start over with that topic ... choose an angle and stick with it.
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 9:11am

SAT Writing
I guess you and I don't understand your writing in the same way. First you write this: "This holds them back into the unfavorable past. Sad and unpleasant memories restrain a person from living in the present." Then you write this: "The past is stationary. ...
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 9:10am

SAT Writing
This is regarding to the previous essay (the contradicting myself one). How am I contradicting myself? I am saying that memory is not central because it causes a person to reflect on the misery which is not good. This is the negative side of remembering the past .
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 12:52am

SAT Writing
I'd give this a 2 ... and that would be generous. You have contradicted yourself: First, you write this: "Thinking of distresses can deteriorate a person's mental health. For example, if a parent abuses a child, then that child will remember it. Having that memory...
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 11:34pm

SAT Writing
SAT Essay Please grade. "Life without memory is no life at all, just as an intelligence without the possibility of expression is not really an intelligence. Our memory is our coherence,our reason, even our action. Without it, we are nothing." - Luis Bunuel, An ...
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 10:35pm

writing
Why are you posting this for the third time? What does your book say? I'm looking for D (all of the above)!!
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 3:36pm

writing
How can you get better help from peer reviews?A. write better essays B. work as a team C. ask questions
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 3:28pm

Writing SAT
Did you figure it out yet? Assignment: Should we wait for good things to come, or is destiny not something we can wait for? Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your reading,...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 8:02am

Writing SAT
http://blog.eprep.com/2006/12/04/sat-ess​ay-rubric/ I'd give this paper a score of 3. Read the instructions for the prompt and then read the full description of the score of 3. Then read and study what it takes for a 4 and for a 5. Aim for those.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 11:38pm

Writing SAT
Post a New Question Current Questions Homework Help: Writing Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 8:40pm. "Everything comes if a man will only wait." -Benjamin Disraeli, Tancred "Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 10:59pm

Writing
Work on what Bob has suggested/told you above. Then re-post when you've revised, rewritten, and proofed yourself. Someone here will read it again for you, but not a rough draft. Be sure to do at least one round of proofing on your own before you re-post.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 10:04pm

Writing
Any more suggestions?
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 10:02pm

Writing
You are prone to cliche, and you need to examine that in your own proofreading. Examples: to pave American constitutional democracy. ; something she agrees with like Secondly, you need to simplify sentences. Simple is better. Examples: The writing of both the Puritans and poet...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 9:34pm

Writing
Can you proofread my paper? The assignment was to write a five-paragraph essay comparing Anne Bradstreet's two poems to Puritan writing. Trusting in God Have you ever wondered what life will be like if you depended on someone else for everything? The writing of both the ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 8:54pm

Writing
For ACT or SAT?
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 8:44pm

Writing
"Everything comes if a man will only wait." -Benjamin Disraeli, Tancred "Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." William Jennings Bryan, Memoirs Assignment: Should we ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 8:40pm

writing
Corey wrote the first draft of his essay. What is the next step before he revises it? i got B am i right ? plz help
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 5:20pm

writing
plz help
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 5:11pm

writing
Catherine received a 70 on her essay because the vocabulary was basic and there was a lack of clear and active voice. Which of the following areas of her essay were weak? i think it is A
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 5:06pm

writing
And please note the correct spelling of the author's name!!
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 3:46pm

writing
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/c​omposition/endings.htm Please read this webpage very carefully. It'll give you plenty of ideas you can use. The one thing you DON'T want to do is just rephrase your introduction!! Please post your conclusion once you'...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 3:45pm

writing
How can I rewrite this introduction paragraph as a CONCLUSION paragraph? Tuesdays with Morrie is a very meaningful and powerful novel. In the novel the author Mitch album is recapping on the last few weeks he spent with his dear friend and college professor Morrie Schwartz who...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 3:10pm

english
aspirations means hopes Curriculums in English includes grammar, literature, and writing.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11:20pm

writing
Tuesdays with Morrie is a very powerful and meaningful , that expresses the importance of "Acceptance through detachment" meaning, in order to know you want something let it go.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7:30pm

writing
Your thesis statement needs to be written BEFORE you write your paragraphs or AS you write your outline. What do you want your readers to learn from your paper? Write ONE sentence answering that question.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 6:21pm

writing
well, that's what I'm asking. What would i write as my thesis Statement.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 6:02pm

writing
What is your thesis statement? Everything in your intro needs to lead up to it. Everything in your paragraphs needs to give SPECIFIC DETAILS AND EXAMPLES and explanations to support it (to prove it's true). Without your thesis statement, you don't really know what you...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:48pm

writing
yes i have written an outline. INTRO:(you already read that) PARAGRAPH 1: Mitch Album “If you hold back on the emotions - if you don't allow yourself to go all the way through them - you can never get to being detached, you're too busy being afraid. You're ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:45pm

english
I am writing a paper on a novel (Tuesdays With Morrie) and in the novel one of the themes/messages were acceptance through detachment. Acceptance Through Detachment In his quest to accept his impending death, Morrie consciously "detaches himself from the experience" ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:35pm

writing
DON'T start any paper's first draft by writing the introduction! How can you introduce a paper that you haven't written yet? Follow the writing process, whether you're writing a paragraph, an essay, or a research paper … for science, history, English, or ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:33pm

writing
How do i finish this introductory paragraph? So far I have So far I have: Tuesdays with Morrie is a very meaningful and powerful novel. In the novel the author Mitch album is recapping on the last few weeks he spent with his dear friend and college professor Morrie Schwartz, ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:32pm

Sociology
You must be kidding. Do you really think any of the tutors here has that particular textbook?? If you'll write up what YOU THINK for this question, re-post and someone here will critique your thinking and writing. Keep in mind, though, that no one here has that book.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 12:15pm

english
1. Achieving goals you set is greatly helped by: writing down your long-term goals. your learning style. managing your time efficiently. getting good grades. is it A 2. To actively read means to: read aloud. concentrate on understanding. read fast. minimize note-taking. is it ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 9:31am

Sentences and Paragraphs
You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one particular experience you&#...
Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 8:49pm

English
I've finish it! I believe it's done. I checked/fixed the mistakes. Check once last time? Thanks. To whom it may concern, A very great friend of mine began writing a children's Bible, and now just finished it. He wanted to write a children's Bible to help kids, ...
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 12:27pm

English
Hey. I rewrote and fixed a lot of it and want you to check what I have so far! To whom it may concern, A very great friend of mine began writing a Children's Bible, and now just finished it. He wanted to write a Children's Bible to help kids, even new Christians ...
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11:50am

English
You don't have to help me.I was writing on what I believe in.Are you Christian? I'll just write about something else!
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 9:49am

English
Imagine that you are an agent who is interested in publishing new authors. Choose any book you like and present the book to a publisher in New York. How's this; To whom it may concern, A very great friend of mine decided to begin writing the bible for kids. He just ...
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 2:17am

English
Variety! If you use the same ol' words over and over in your speech and/or your writing, you'll bore people pretty fast! And besides ... better, more precise verbs and adjectives give more detail and help your reader understand you exactly!
Friday, August 16, 2013 at 6:34pm

Science
I need help writing a 10 page pager from these questions. I do not know how to start so I need help answering those questions, so I have some idea for my paper. If you don't mind. Thanks
Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 10:30pm

World History
http://www.google.com/search?q=indus+val​ley+civilization&oq=indus+valley&aqs=chr​ome.0.0j69i57j5j0j69i62l2.2972j0&sourcei​d=chrome&ie=UTF-8 There were specific ways in which some civilizations rose above others in terms of development ... and most were ...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 2:54pm

English
I need help writing 2 paragraphs for one of the below. -a job report -your most unforgettable character -an analysis of the causes for some phenomenon or event -the consequences of a new discovery or event
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:36am

Writing/Essay
Write a 75-150 word essay detailing your previous writing experience
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 1:45am

poetry
You've told us your assignment, but you haven't said what kind of help you are looking for. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do you need help with the writing process itself? http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/catalogue.ht​ml#org from http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/catalogue.ht​...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 9:14am

Math
Need help on writing an equation. the question is let H represent the stack height. Write an equation that represents the height of a stack of medium lampshades in terms of the number of lampshades, s, in the stack. # of lamp shades stack height med 1 8 2 10.5 3 13 4 15.5 5 18...
Monday, August 12, 2013 at 8:39pm

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