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A Playwright In The Making

Once the grammar has been toiled with and the reference texts fanned; the final commentary, more often than not, puts a damper on even the most confident student. All is not lost. There are other genres that downplay the rigidity of modern language by conveying a bastion of emotion and a torrent of thought, through…

A Blueprint For Composition

Once the writer has acquired the prime materials to set forth the quintessential literary masterpiece, what often besets is the notion that a matter that started out with the best of intention has quickly splattered into a behemoth of a chore. In order to tame the heap into manageable morsels of accomplishment, this segment will…

Communication Styles: Business vs Academic

As an academic turned businessman, I’ve observed striking differences between communication styles in business and academia. The way I see it, all these differences can be boiled down to one simple idea: in business, it is the writer’s responsibility to make the reader comprehend; in academia, it is the reader’s responsibility to comprehend the writer.…

In Writing, Be Regal

A timely matter of discord in writing courses is, by preponderance of evidence, revealing the ideal method for conflagrance of words worthy of perusal by the readership at large. By a long list of leading educators, in hindsight, the virtues of several indispensable devices are henceforth extolled.

Conjugating any verb in the Imperfect Subjunctive

This is a tense usually introduced in high schools at around level 3 or 4 and is one of the simpler tenses to conjugate as no verb forms it irregularly, i.e. once the pattern is learned, it is smooth sailing from there. Step-by-step are given below.

Order of Operations Practice Problem

The order of operations can be tricky. A key to ensuring computation is accurate, is to review the order of operations. This problem has a twist that also involves calculating negative numbers.

Trigonometry for Calculus

Before diving into the world of limits, derivatives, and integrals, it is essential to learn some basic trigonometric facts. Over the years, math teachers have created several mnemonics to help students remembers trigonometric properties. The first is “SOH CAH TOA” (read: sew, kah, tow-ah). This strange sounding series of acronyms stands for “sine is opposite…

Preparing for Algebra 2

All too often, students begin classes in algebra II without a clear understanding of what is required to have a smooth and fulfilling learning experience. Obviously, a good grasp of concepts, processes and procedures introduced in algebra I is of paramount importance. Beyond this, the student should be aware that algebra II delves heavily into…

Stoichiometry Helps Chemistry

EASY STOICHIOMETRY CHEMISTRY What is Stoichiometry? Stoichiometry involves calculations with understanding of basic concepts of chemical equations. It is a mathematical part of balanced chemical equations and reactant-product mole ratio. If mass of one of the reactants or products in a chemical reaction is given, mass of another reactant or product can be calculated using…

A Recipe For Poetic Phrase

In most regards, there is a tendency to boast about who bore the most prominent poet, bar none. Try as they might, students will inevitably encounter a herculean task before them when attempting to best the Shakespearean script of English Renaissance or the work of Romanticism by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, for instance. Among those who…

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