;Uses grammar and mechanics to effectively communicate meaning to readers.
Prompt: Students pursue online degrees for a variety of reasons. What do you find beneficial about pursuing your doctoral degree online? How does working toward a doctoral degree online help you achieve your personal and/or professional goals?
Write a 1-page (approximately 350 words), double-spaced personal essay in response to the prompt above. To present your strongest writing skills, submit an essay that:
- Provides a focused and clear central idea that responds to the assignment prompt with developed ideas; Organizes ideas with paragraphing and transitions;Uses grammar and mechanics to effectively communicate meaning to readers; Maintains academic integrity by demonstrating your original work.
- Using outside sources is not required for this essay; if you use them, however, then you must cite any information you paraphrase or quote.