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Digital Story Process

I didn’t like the first draft of my digital story. After reading the peer review made on my DS, I liked the comment that Professor Lucenko gave me. I had to try and make a connection in the story between … Continue reading

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Photographs

I have mixed feelings about taking autographs. I love taking photos of special occasions or moments with friends because I want to be able to remember that day and look back at it to laugh or smile. I want to … Continue reading

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You Owe Me

I read reading from last week and the one that really stuck to me was Arnold’s piece, “You Owe Me.” Mia Arnold talks about working with children who have cancer; some of which pass away due to the disease. She … Continue reading

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Personal Statement

http://www2.onu.edu/~n-woodley/Excellentpersonalstatement.pdf This is a PDF file of a student writing to go to Michigan State University. I love how she started off in this essay. She uses vibrant words to describe the way the feathers looked as the hawk flew away and … Continue reading

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College Personal Statements

I’m hoping to become a veterinarian. Here are some qualifications and expectations needed for the personal statement. University of Minnesota Questions to ask yourself before writing: What’s special and unique about you or your life, skills, background, or experience? What … Continue reading

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Yellow Brick Road

    Almost all the pressures that Zinnser stated are pressures I experience on an everyday basis; I’m sure there would be a lot of students that would agree. I deal with economic pressure because I just graduated with an … Continue reading

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High expectations, Father-son relationship

I kind of enjoyed this week’s readings. There is one reading that I think my brother can relate to. I perceived the character wanting to try really hard to make his father proud. His father expects him to be a … Continue reading

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Directions and Maps

Today’s class is one of my favorites so far. I loved the exercise we did today. I felt like our classmates really got to know each other and break out of their shell with one another. It was fun watching … Continue reading

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Inner Beauty Wins!

I definitely connected to these essays by Mairs and Grealy. Both of these authors are very inspiring to many people of all ages. I connect with Grealy the most because I’m going through a compulsive condition that affects that way … Continue reading

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Fairytales and Everlasting Life

These essays were very different from last week’s articles. One that stuck out to me the most was Emerson’s essay. His style of writing was difficult to read, especially when reading late at night after work. Anyway, I kept reading, … Continue reading

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