How To Write In College

Nervous about writing? Don't let that hold you back. Build your skill and confidence and get off to an A+ start.
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  • Ebele Mogo http://streetsideconvos.com

    Hello and thanks for stopping by.

    I am an entrepreneur, a writer and also a Global Health Professional. I graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Honours Science and a minor in Psychology at 18. I am also the President of an international non-profit. I directed two companies before and alongside that. In May 2014, I was awarded the Young Alumni Award by the University of Waterloo.

    At the moment I have designed a couple of courses to help you get ahead in your professional, personal and academic life. I hope the value I have shared will make a big difference in your life.

    Let me know if you have any questions and it would be my pleasure to work with you.

    Warm regards,

    Ebele

    http://streetsideconvos.com

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How To Write In College

Nervous about writing? Don't let that hold you back. Build your skill and confidence and get off to an A+ start.
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

So many college students are sadly surprised by how different writing in college is from what they were used to in high school.By the time they learn the ropes it is already too late as it has cost them their GPA. That does not have to happen to you.

I want to help you get the competitive edge right from the beginning so that you can spend your time having fun instead of struggling to get your head above water in your classes.

I can assure you that this course will be worth the few coffees you have to ditch to join it.

Congrats to you for putting your future first!

Ebele Mogo

www.streetsideconvos.com

    • A basic fluency in the English Language
    • Interest and dedication
    • A willingness to ask questions and receive feedback
    • Over 19 lectures and 2 hours of content!
    • Learn to write with focus
    • Learn to develop your idea and enrich your theme intelligently
    • Learn to organize your points with logically appropriate reasons and the proper use of transitions
    • Learn to adapt your voice and choose the right words to suit your audience
    • Build up rhythm and appropriate flow
    • Demonstrate superior proficiency in the mechanics of writing, sentence structure, formatting and other writing conventions to convey meaning saliently
    • High school students looking to excel in analytical essays
    • Employees and entrepreneurs looking to excel in proposal writing
    • University students needing better essay writing skills
    • Prospective candidates for standardized tests like the GRE, SAT, TOEFL, LSAT, MCAT, etc

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CURRICULUM

  • SECTION 1:
    Introduction to analytical writing
  • 1
    How this course will change your career
    01:33

    Let's get you started on what this course is about and how it is going to change your career.

  • 2
    Running out of time and need quick feedback on your essay?
    Upcoming
  • 3
    What is analytical writing?
    09:35
    In this lecture we will address the expectations for analytical audience, key watch words that describe good analytical writing and how analytical writing is different from other forms of writing to enable you understand exactly what it entails
  • 4
    Tests, quizzes and examinations
    09:01
  • 5
    Writing for academia
    05:44
    In this lecture we cover how to write for an academic audience. This will help you understand what your professors will be looking for in judging your writing.
  • SECTION 2:
    Writing your analytical essay
  • 6
    How to read prompts / gather evidence for assignments
    05:30
    We have to read well and in between the lines to write well. Here I will guide you on reading and researching for better writing.
  • 7
    Beginning to write
    06:25
    You have been given a topic to tackle. Now what? Where do you go from there? Let's explore that right here!
  • 8
    Organizing your ideas
    04:56
    Here we will discuss how to organize your writing. Good content is not enough, rather the way you structure your writing will affect the worth of your work. We will discuss this in detail with the aim of helping give your writing a good rhythm and good value to your audience.
  • 9
    Using an outline to organize your thoughts and writing
    2 pages

    This is a sample essay outline. An outline makes your essay seem less daunting and helps you organize your thoughts. It does not have to be this organized. It could simply notes you have taken down on a piece of paper.

  • 10
    Critical analysis
    09:12
    How do you read in between the lines and how does your work stand the critical eye of your audience? Find out here
  • SECTION 3:
    Technicalities arising: revising your draft
  • 11
    Pitfalls and how to avoid them
    09:01
    Here we discuss some common errors in analytical writing and how to prevent them.
  • 12
    Avoiding plagiarism
    04:48
    Avoiding the deadly 'p' word that can cost you your career
  • 13
    Last words from me to you
    07:35
  • 14
    Let's go over everything one more time
    5 questions
  • 15
    My gift to you
    Upcoming

    Open up to find out how to get your essay edited for free by yours truly!

  • SECTION 4:
    Examples of high scoring papers
  • 16
    Step-by-step guide to writing a thorough paper
    12 pages

    Consider this a step by step guide. With annotations, I lead you through my paper and show you exactly how I wrote it so that you can do it too. Look for my comments at the very beginning of the paper and throughout the rest of the paper in red.

  • 17
    Example of high scoring technical science essay
    8 pages

    This second paper will be best suited for a school assignment to help you understand referencing, language structure and how to build up and support your points.

  • 18
    Example of high scoring philosophy essay
    14 pages

    This first paper is very creative and analytical and if you are doing a test like the GRE, IETS, SAT, TOEFL, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT it will be very useful.

  • 19
    Finished paper without annotations
    9 pages

    This is the finished paper from lecture 15 without any comments and annotations.

  • SECTION 5:
    Work with me one-on-one
  • 20
    One on One coaching
    Text

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REVIEWS

  • Varoon Deo-Singh
    Very Informative Course

    I found this course very useful in getting me started on my writing projects. I'm actually doing a Masters degree, but I haven't been in school in a while. This course helped me to avoid writing cliches and sentences that are to dramatic and out of place for college/graduate level writing. The production quality is great; you can hear the instructor clearly throughout the course. I did have problems viewing the lectures after the last video lecture though. Ebele Mogo has an excited and positive attitude making it very easy to follow along and complete this course quickly.

  • Alkafia Aswandi
    Good one

    The lecture is good for international student that will write an assignment or essay. However, some supplementary links on the right side is not working properly.

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