Elaine is applying to work as a summer assistant at her local newspaper. She is writing a cover letter as part of the application. Read the sentence she wrote for the opening paragraph.

Having taken composition classes in my freshman year, the newspaper is a perfect fit for my skills.

Why might this sentence limit Elaine’s chances of getting this job?

Select all that apply.

The sentence lacks a logical transition after year.
A letter containing errors might keep her from getting the job.
The sentence contains a misplaced participial phrase.
A letter that is part of an application for a summer job should be written in an informal style.

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  2. Thanks, those were right.

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