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What Can I Finish With an English Significant? 8 Actions to...

We English majors have heard it all. “What do you plan on doing with that? Writing isn’t exactly a lucrative career choice. All you do is read.” Contrary to the naysayers, English majors possess unparalleled writing and critical thinking skills that translate well into any career path. The most obvious one for most is teaching,…

Leading 10 Outfits for English Majors

College students leave lot of things until the very last minute: assignments, studying and most notably, their Halloween costumes. If you’re not tired of hitting the books just yet, gather some inspiration for your festive ‘fit from your favorite novel or childhood story. There are countless characters to dress up as straight off the pages…

Action by Action Composing Process for University Student

The key to great writing starts with a great writing process. We want to transform our writing from words on paper to an organized and captivating story. The process varies when it comes to inspiration but starts all the same. It starts with a spark. Grab your popcorn and get ready to stand on your…

Checking out Hamlet For the Seventh Time: My Takeaways

By the time I found my way to Critical Writing on the first day of sophomore classes, I was convinced that the course would be even more tedious than I had expected. It was the main requirement of my degree in English, heralded by the department as the “foundation” of the major. In the eyes…

Wish To Progress at Vital Believing? Read Books.

Reading ushers you into a realm of imagination and creativity. It gives you an escape into a private world within your mind. Reading entertains and provides stories that bring people together. But most importantly, reading helps you develop key skills necessary for future success and life, critical thinking skills. 1. What is Critical Thinking? Photo…

10 Ways Journaling Can Assist You Keep Your Peace Of Mind...

Everybody has their own little routine or their own personal positive spaces they create for themselves. Mine is writing. Although I love to write in all shapes and forms, my personal favorite is writing in a journal. No, this is not just a “silly diary.” This is a personal space to express myself, release thoughts…

Being Lied to Assisted Me Pick My Significant

I’ve always enjoyed reading classic literature. In fourth grade, I loved mythology and the Percy Jackson series (yes, one of ~those~ kids). In eighth grade we read Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. That book altered the way I saw the world because, in some ways, I saw myself as Scout—always ready for a fight…

8 Poetry Collections to Contribute To Your Summer Season Checking Out...

We’re in the middle of a poetry Renaissance, capitalize on it this summer. Do you love poetry more than any other written art form, or did studying Shakespeare’s sonnets in sixth grade English class scar you for life? No matter your relationship with poetry, you can find a poet or style of poetry that suits…

No English Significant Is Alike

Someone asked me what my major was, so I told them English. The first comment out of their mouth was, “I don’t know how you can read all those classic novels.” Excuse me? Did I hear that correctly? I asked her what she thought an English major entailed. “Well don’t you just like read poems and…

The 10 Finest Colleges for English Majors 2019

If you’re a constant page-turner and master analyst, look no further. From novels, poetry and nonfiction to plays, articles and film, English majors study the written word and the way it’s engrained in society and culture. Reading may transport you to settings and introduce you to characters far beyond your imagination, and studying English in…

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