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A Handy Tool for Writing a Scholarship Essay

By Susan Lowman-Thomas
Full-time Instructor in English, American Public University

Writing an essay as part of the process for applying for a scholarship can be daunting. It may be even more intimidating than writing an essay for a grade. The stakes may be quite high. It is, therefore, essential that such an essay is written with great care, attention to detail, passion, and confidence.

Learning Aid of the Day: Change Your Font for Better Memory

Narrowing to a Great Research Paper Topic

By Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth
Program Director, Government Contracts and Acquisition at American Public University

Few students enjoy the prospect of writing a research paper and the stress starts early on in the process: defining a good topic. Most often, the topic or problem initially chosen is too wide, too deep, and/or too unstructured. I call it problem inflation. I have found that I can help students tackle this problem by starting with some general discussions within the class.

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