Successful College Writing

The writing you will do at the university level may be more complex than the writing you are used to doing. In addition, you will likely have to do some research to gather information for your writing assignments.

This kind of writing is best completed over time. The first step is to thoroughly Understanding Your Writing Assignments.

After you understand what is required in the assignment, you should follow a writing process that includes these elements, not be seen as steps in a linear process; rather, the elements are part of a recursive process that may recycle many times as you work to improve successive drafts:

Successful College Writing


Last Updated: 10/3/13