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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 information below. 

Scholarship Essay Example

Telling vs. Showing Writing Techniques

Knowing the difference between telling and showing writing techniques can greatly enhance the quality of your personal statement or scholarship essay. To learn more, check out the following presentation.