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01/16/2020

If you’re unsure about taking a few months to get to this level of mastery, I’m not going to argue! You can learn these skills through practice and effort over a few months. In fact, I have an entire essay writing course (free and fully online) that will teach you all the fundamentals of essay writing, as well as get you comfortable with your own draft before tackling the world’s best essays!

If you’re unsure about taking a few months to get to this level of mastery, I’m not going to argue! You can learn these skills through practice and effort over a few months. In fact, I have an entire essay writing course (free and fully online) that will teach you all the fundamentals of essay writing, as well as get you comfortable with your own draft before tackling the world’s best essays!
In this post, we’ll review the 5 most important components to success with essay writing: structure, clarity, effectiveness, research, and personal development. We’ll also discuss how you can start to get the basics down!
1. Structure
Your thesis statement should include a title, a short, compelling paragraph describing your project, and a conclusion to help draw readers to you.
You should also include your main reason for writing, and your personal development goals along with your goal for your essay. Be sure to clearly address all questions in your introduction and conclusion, such as:
What inspired you to do this research?
Why do you want to write this piece?
What are your research values? If your value includes “I want my readers to have a meaningful experience,” make sure you explain why. Do you have a professional reason for writing this?
What are you expecting your essay to achieve?
These questions are all critical to defining your mission. Be sure to provide examples of your research that can be used to support your goal (for example, the way you think your essay will make students understand the difference between an “actionable” and “nonactionable” learning opportunity).
In addition to providing a list of key goals for your essay, make sure you get the right amount of information across with each sentence. The key is to make sure your first two sentences are compelling, but not so compelling as to be overbearing. Think about how you can make your first two sentences stand
“Students need a deeper understanding of how companies and organizations think and work to be successful. This means taking a closer look at how their decisions affect others and, as such, understanding why and how they make decisions.”
Or…
“Students need a deeper understanding of how companies and organizations think and work to be successful. This means taking a closer look at how their choices affect others and, as such, understanding why and why they make decisions, because this, as we know, is critical for success.”
Your essay needs something that really helps the reader see that “why” before they really get to know what the author thinks they know. For example, you could start off your first sentence with this question: “… because… I wanted to understand.”
Here’s what I think are a couple of good ways to structure your thesis statement in your essay:
1. First-Row Header: Your thesis statement should appear on the first page or two (it depends on the length and style of your paper). I like to place mine right after the first sentence because it makes it easy for me to spot when I’ve got a strong opening paragraph.
“Writing an essay about this topic required me to take a closer look at how people make decisions that affect others.”
“Writing this paper helped me to understand how businesses and organizations think and