“Does my essay flow?” This, probably, is the most common question students ask consultants at the writing center. But what does “flow” mean? And what, exactly, is “flowing?” Usually, when people refer to “flow,” they’re referring to the writer’s ideas. A paper that “flows” is characterized by the controlled development of and clear connections between [...]
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The word “exhibit” is one you might associate with a courtroom, or with a museum. In both cases, exhibits are things—texts, visual representations, objects—that are presented for an audience to examine closely, then use to draw conclusions or come to a new understanding. Similarly, it’s often important for writers to introduce their readers to exhibits. [...]
Click on the image to see it full-size. —————————— Donnell Culver is studying business at Baruch College, where he is majoring in Real Estate. He has been a photographer for about a year and loves photography, which is a hobby he picked up in his first year of college. When explaining how he feels about [...]
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≡ Playing Well With Others: The Modern Effects, and Future Implications, of Economic Governance With Regards to Collective Ownership – By Patrick Pompili
This essay was awarded second prize in the 2009 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge. This competition asked CUNY undergraduate students to write “an essay of 1000-1500 words explaining the science behind the 2009 Nobel prizes – to describe how these concepts are influencing our world today, and to predict the future significance of this research to [...]