College Writing - Get ready, because I can tell you, you are not ready. Don't depend on high school classes to teach you to write.
English Writing: A deficiency you can't hide.
These days you largely have to be self-taught. Our sinking educational system is letting you down. One of the areas in in the teaching of English.
Did you:Have teacher who seldom, if ever, required that you write essays?Write essays that were never graded or handed back?Did you have teachers who did not insist on adherence to the rules of writing, and to the task of learning English grammar and sentence, paragraph construction?Have teachers who graded you on editorial content, rather than writing ability? (Get used to this; in college today grading on editorial content is widespread, and usually requires a buy-in in to a far left-wing agenda.)Are you aware that your writing is most likely below the level you need for college performance?
Reflect on your SAT Essay scores and compare them to high schools grades in English writing.
Enroll in a Community College beginning writing class.
Enroll in Distant education writing classes.
Analyze your reading habits, and the quality of what you read. Does your choice of reading material enhance your ability to write with depth and critical reading skills?
In California, and other states with English proficiency testing, compare your scores on standardized tests with high school English grades. Are they consistent indicators of your writing ability?
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