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Writing & Citing

Use this guide to find tools and resources to help you write more clearly, easily and with confidence.


Scholarships are a great way to help offset the expense of paying for college. Yet writing a winning essay might seem like an arduous task. Not to worry! The Writing Lab is here to assist you with penning a winner.

According to faculty members who sit on the scholarship committee, the number one way to increase your chances of winning is to answer the essay questions in a concise manner. Make sure each answer you write addresses the question(s) completely. For more ways to create a memorable essay, check out the list below.