Style for Students Online is a popular writing handbook that covers everything from comma usage to figures and tables. Whether planning a paper, running a grammar check, completing a report, composing an email, puzzling over a usage or grammar issue, or writing a resume or online portfolio, you are bound to find the material and examples you need in Style for Students Online. Written by writing tutor Joe Schall, this online manual is available for free through Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ Open Educational Resources Initiative.
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Writing Personal Statements Online is used by students across the country as they compete for national scholarships or apply to graduate school. The book has chapters on weighing the grad school decision and generating detail and style for personal essays, and it includes plenty of sample documents.
Writing Recommendation Letters Online advises faculty on the best practices when writing letters for students, as well as informs writers about nine of the nation’s top scholarships and the detail that selectors crave in winning scholarship reference letters. It includes chapters on ethical issues related to letter writing, offers plenty of material on generating detail, and includes about 30 sample letters.