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That vs. Which

That vs. Which: Proper Usage Is the New Black

“All problems are boring until they’re your own.” As pessimistic as that sounds, Red’s right. Maybe you’re in the middle of a sentence and you realize: “Wait! I don’t know if I should use that or which in this instance.” It’s important to pick the right one. You don’t want to go Jessica Simpson when […]

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What to Do After Graduation

What to Do after Graduation

The final notes of Pomp and Circumstance fade into the background. The last graduate cap hits the ground with an anticlimactic thud. The final whoops and hollers diminish as you shuffle from the auditorium and into the Real World. After the celebrations and the partying (oh, the partying), you’re left with a hollow question ringing […]

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Understanding Verb Moods

Understanding Verb Moods with 15 Hilarious Tweets

Verb moods are not unlike the moods of people (happy, sad, angry, etc.) in that they indicate the manner in which an action or condition is intended or conceived. Unlike people’s moods, though, which have an endless variety, a verb may only occur in one of three verb moods: the indicative mood, the imperative mood, or the subjunctive mood. Using funny tweets, […]

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Writing Styles

4 Writing Styles to Help You Ace Every Essay

Writing styles are like fashion styles. How you dress helps others understand who you are, describes a particular sentiment to those who see you, and signals a subconscious message to be interpreted by others. How you write will give similar signals to others that help them understand what you’re trying to communicate. Also, like fashion […]

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