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Top 10 Student Writing Mistakes: Finals Edition

by • November 27, 2013

The Grammarly Editor has reviewed thousands of essays, term papers, and short stories from students of all ages. As a result, we’ve been able to collect data on the most common types of mistakes that student writers are making. As finals season approaches, take a look at some of these errors from the list below to brush up on your spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Good writing habits will not only serve you well in school, but written accuracy benefits professionals throughout their careers. 1.     Spelling mistakes Many spelling mistakes occur when… MORE →

Top #SummerReads for 2013

by • September 25, 2013
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Summer has simmered down and school is back in session. What better way to keep the summer spirit alive a little bit longer than by encouraging you to pick up some of the top #summerreads from the Grammarly community? In early September, we asked our Facebook, Google+,… MORE →

Top Student Writing Mistakes: The Real “Madness” in Higher Education

by • March 22, 2013

According to some estimates, March Madness costs companies up to $134 million in lost productivity — with employees streaming the tournament online, updating brackets, participating in office pools, and more. Imagine if the United States cared as much about the quality of a school’s curriculum as we do about the caliber of its basketball team? In keeping with the competitive spirit of the NCAA basketball championship, the Grammarly team created a “tournament” of our own. We reviewed articles from 16 student newspapers at colleges across the country to come up with our own “Final… MORE →