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Help with Different Kinds of Writing Assignments

  1. Writing by Divisions.  Introductory articles on writing in the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences.  Everything from "how to write about film" to writing a chemistry paper. (Dartmouth).
  2. Common assignments.  A guided tour through everything from application essays to lab reports. (U of Wisconsion)
  3. Essay exams.  A good overview on preparing and taking essay exams (Indiana U).
  4. More essay exams.  A more extensive site with examples and exercises (from Purdue U).
  5. Research Papers.  This site takes you through general steps, issues, and elements of writing a research paper (Purdue U).
  6. Lab Reports.  An extensive overview of biology lab reports organized by each of the parts and steps (U of Richmond).
  7. Personal Statements for jobs, internships, and graduate school.  Good tips, common problems, and links to suggestions from Berkeley, Purdue, and Indiana (Colorado College).