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Meet 10 Students Building Their Resumes by Helping Nature Thrive

No matter your experience, you too can help build a sustainable future as a Living Planet Leader. When it comes to the environmental crisis happening around us, it feels like a lot of the people making a difference are from our generation. ...

5 Tips for Writing a Self-Help Book That’s Better Than Tom Brady’s

[Join us at the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference, August 10-12, 2018 in New York City!] image from Getty by Malte Mueller As you might have guessed from the title of this article, I’m not exactly a New England Patriot’s fan. It’s ...

Vintage WD: Chris Bohjalian, The WD Interview

Chris Bohjalian’s newest book, The Red Lotus, was released this week. To celebrate, here’s Jessica Strawser’s 2014 interview with Chris Bohjalian in which they discuss his passion for the craft and his goal to never write the same bo...

Chequing Versus Savings: What’s The Difference?

What’s the lowdown on banking stuff? We’ve got all the tips. For starters, you can earn $60 when you open the CIBC Smart™ for Students account as your first CIBC chequing account and complete three qualifying Visa*Debit purchases1 usi...

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Opening paragraphs

I have a somewhat different view on openers. I agree they are vitally important, but I’ve never thought they should really be over-engineered, which is what I think about several of the examples on this thread. To me, a good opener is...

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Does EVERY protagonist need to change?

If the protagonist doesn’t change in any throughout the story, then the only thing preventing them from solving whatever problem there is from go must be some sort of outside force. In a story where things are determined only by outsi...

Analogy vs. Metaphor vs. Simile (Grammar Rules)

Learn when you’re using an analogy vs. metaphor vs. simile with Grammar Rules from the Writer’s Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages. If you have trouble with understanding the difference between an analogy, metaph...

What’s the Process of Creating a Student Club on Campus?

When you’re in first year, you might be hustling to get to your next class on the other side of campus, confused about saying “professor” instead of “teacher,” and already behind a mountain load of readings. But amidst the chaos, ...

How To Be Successful In Your First Year Of College or University!

If you’re entering your first year of postsecondary, you’re in for a (hopefully really fun) ride. Here’s how to be successful as you start the next chapter of your academic life. Woo! High school is a great learning experience, but my...

Budgeting 101

August 5, 2019, by Shweta Budgeting 101 I’m about to enter my 4th year of university education. 4 years! There was once a time I didn’t think I would even make it this far. Regardless, I couldn’t be happier or more grateful for my tim...

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