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Writers often ask themselves when is it appropriate in formal writing to express numbers as figures or digits and when to spell out numbers as words. Namely, when do you write seven and when do you write 7? [Read More]
University of Texas-Austin, founded in 1883, is a public institution located a quarter mile away from downtown Austin on a 434-acre campus. Ranked among the best colleges in the U.S., it is also one of the largest schools in the country. The energetic city of Austin is known for its food scene, its lively music, and its outdoor activities. The university is divided into 18 schools and colleges, with the college of Liberal Arts being the largest among them. UT’s graduate programs are also highly ranked and well regarded… [Read More]
During college, students may find themselves struggling in a particularly challenging course. However, they should realize that there are other students who may also be struggling as well. Although some students may prefer to study alone, others may find that it is not the best way to utilize their time. If students find that they feel unproductive or directionless when studying alone, they should consider organizing a study group. [Read More]
I.e. and e.g. are both abbreviations derived from Latin. They are often used in more technical, non-fiction texts but are also used in fictional texts as well. I.e. is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase id est, which translates to “that is.” It is used to indicate that an explanation is about to follow. On the other hand, e.g is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase exempli gratia, which translates to “for the sake of example.”[Read More]
Mexican-American author, Sandra Cisneros, tells the story of a young Latin American girl growing up in a poor Chicago neighborhood. Taught in middle school and in high school classrooms throughout the country and translated into many languages, this coming-of-age narrative is a timeless classic [Read More]