Academic Writing Essentials: University Writing Crash Course

Features Includes:
  • Self-paced with Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App

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  • 156 Students Enrolled


Join your personal writing coach today as you learn the tools and strategies necessary to begin writing successfully at the college level.

Learn How to Approach and Excel at Any Academic Writing Assignment

  • Understand academic writing expectations
  • Develop clear thesis statements
  • Outline and organize effectively
  • Structure strategically
  • Master the mechanics (grammar, punctuation, etc.)
  • Find and use sources powerfully
  • Write exceptionally well!

Work with Your One-on-One Writing Coach

My goal with this course goes far beyond providing you with a series of useful lectures. My goal is to interact with you as your personal writing coach to help you consistently write successfully at the college level. In other words, with this course you will benefit both from the content and from unlimited access to an expert in college writing, who has taught academic writing to all levels of high school and university throughout the world.

  • Participate in an active writing forum community
  • Benefit from unlimited reviews of your preliminary writing (i.e. thesis statements, outlines, research topics, etc.)
  • Interact through a 60 minute, one-on-one office hour
  • Receive a detailed review of one larger writing project (i.e. a term paper, application essay, exam, etc.)

Content and Overview

By working through the 45 lectures of this course alongside my personal commitment to your development as a writer, you will gain the skills and confidence you need to write well in any field and at any college level. Whether you're in your first year or fourth, an international student, returning to college after years away, or preparing to enter your university experience soon, discover the strategies, tools, and secrets necessary to become an exceptional academic writer.

Beginning with a series of lectures on the writing process, this course will walk you through the fundamentals of brainstorming, outlining, developing, and presenting your ideas persuasively. You will learn how to develop strong thesis statements, construct supporting paragraphs, and engage your audience through effective introductions and conclusions. You will understand how to approach the most common academic writing assignments and learn how to write resumes, cover letters, and graduate school admissions essays. Most importantly, you will have access to unlimited personal and professional feedback to your questions, concerns, anxieties, and writing.

Completing this course will provide you with the essential tools and coaching to ensure you ace your next college essay.

Who this course is for:

  • University students needing to improve their writing
  • Returning university students needing a refresher
  • High School students wanting to prepare for university
  • International students writing in English

Basic knowledge
  • A desire to learn
  • A basic fluency in English

What will you learn
  • Write with clarity and precision
  • Develop and support your own ideas persuasively
  • Build your own unique style, voice, and flow
  • Organize your ideas logically and with clear transitions
  • Find and incorporate sources effectively
  • Master the basics of sentence structure, formatting, and punctuation
  • Understand how to approach various common writing assignments 
Course Curriculum
No of Lectures: 31 Total Duration: 03:43:44
Asia Young – September 08, 2021

Jonika Scott – October 02, 2020

Great course, this helped to improve my writing skills!

Raquel Martin – August 27, 2020

Hannah Menjor – August 19, 2020

Lisa Richardson – May 18, 2020

Informative, easy to follow and to understand, put in a way I actually understand, hopefully this will help me with my first TMA thank you so much. I look forward to completing many more with this company L. Richardson

Sylvia – March 08, 2020

Giselle Barrientos – August 07, 2019

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