You’ve been assigned a social networking essay, and it sounds really great, because you’ve finally gotten an assignment that at least somehow touches your real life, and not some abstract concepts found in books. So, you sit down and start writing, but soon after you find out that your essay looks like a blog post rather than an academic paper. What can you do about it?
First of all, we want to remind you that, regardless of the topic, most essays still are supposed to maintain academic tone, so you can’t just write it as a story you will send to your friend or post at your blog. Secondly, you need a clearly defined thesis statement and a set of arguments to back it up. Are you already terrified and hate your social networking essay assignment? Don’t worry, we know how to help you. Continue reading