how to write your personal motto
What is a personal motto? A personal motto is the equivalent of a business slogan. In a single(ish) sentence or phrase, you capture who you are and what you are doing (or at least what you want to be doing) on Earth. College essay applications are the only time you […]

How to Write Your Personal Motto

how to start journaling
Two weeks ago I wrote about all the convincing reasons why you should journal. As much as you might want to journal, if you’re like the rest of us, you figured you had enough going on with New Year’s Resolutions and a) have already quit journaling or b) didn’t start because you […]

How to Start Journaling (and keep doing it)

How to write any essay
Why do We Write Papers in Schools? Essays as a literary form are attributed first to the French writer Michel de Montaigne, and second to English writer Sir Francis Bacon. The form wasn’t officially called essay (essais) until Michel started writing them in the late 1500s. What set the essay […]

How to Write Any Essay