Author Archives: Rory Moore

How to Write an Essay Paper Step-by-Step: A Student’s Perspective

by Karen O’Connor Recently, I was given an essay prompt by my “History of Television” professor. It read: “Write a two-page essay outlining the work of a television notable.” The first step to essay-writing is making sure you understand the assignment. I felt it was a little vague, so I approached the professor to ask

Getting to Your Final Draft = 10 Essay Revising Strategies

by Karen O’Connor Once you’ve written your paper, spending a short time revising it can make a huge difference in the overall presentation, and your overall grade on the assignment. Here are some of the steps you can try: Spelling and Punctuation – some professors get especially grumpy if you mix up words like to, […]

The Uses of Ignorance – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Every unfamiliar idea is a chance to grow. Source: The Uses of Ignorance – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Advice for New Students From Those Who Know (Older Students) – NYTimes.com

Learning from peers about what to expect from college?  Yes, please! Advice for New Students From Those Who Know (Older Students) – NYTimes.com.

New Issue of LIU Magazine Out Now

The spring issue of LIU Magazine features some great content; go “Inside the TV Writer’s Studio;” read about alumni success stories; and review the story on this year’s George Polk Awards recipients.

Congratulations Graduates!

At the Barclays Center today we celebrated the graduation from LIU of 73 of our HEOP students, and we are so proud of them!  Congratulations, all!  We look forward to discovering what awaits you as you begin the next stage, out in the world.  Once HEOP, always HEOP!

The Atlantic Cover Story: Can Starbucks Save the Middle Class? | Starbucks Newsroom

For those of you interested in what’s happening in higher education (we all should be), here is an article detailing Starbucks and Arizona State’s joint effort to offer Starbucks employees a (somewhat free) education.  Beyond this, though, the article offers fantastic insight into why students are struggling with finishing college–and it’s not what you think. […]

the longest island

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