should I remove or how can i reword

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As I advance academically I began to question was I smart enough to be a nurse.
asked Apr 13 '14 at 01:21 ArethaP New member

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An introductory phrase needs a comma after it.  Keep the tense the same throughout the sentence.


"Was I smart enough?" is a direct question.  You want to rephrase this so it is an indirect question.


As I advanced academically, I began to question whether I was smart enough to be a nurse.

link comment answered Apr 13 '14 at 06:06 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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