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"What about the rat that refuses to struggle? The one that just sits there?"
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A Sutra of Mary Pickford
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Online Writing Lab
Purdue University's guide to all aspects of writing.
UW-Madison Writing Center
Another excellent (and comprehensive) resource, from the University of Wisconsin
A government initiative to improve communication
Grammar Help and More
Towson University's Online Writing Support
Grammar Review and Exercises
Guide to Grammar and Writing
An excellent guide to the conventions of standard written English.
Common Errors in English
Explanation of easily confused words and other common mistakes.
A large database of speeches, as well as scholarly information on rhetoric.
Document Design and Visual Rhetoric
The recognized authority on information design.
Tufte on PowerPoint
A summary of his views.
Election Result Maps
Different ways of mapping the results of the 2012 Presidential election
University of Maryland Libraries
Explore the wealth of information in the "Reference Shelf" and "How Do I...?" sections.
Professional Writing Program
Policies, syllabi, course descriptions, faculty bios, sample papers, and more.
Department of English
Resumes, CVs, Cover Letters, Personal Statements
UMCP Career Center
Help with job searches, resumes, cover letters, interviews, and more.
MIT Careers Office
Advice for job searching and applying to grad school.
Career Services at Virginia Tech
Resume and cover letter advice, and links to job sites.
Resumes (and Cover Letters)
Resume and cover letter advice
Sample resumes and cover letters.
From the University of Wisconsin, includes guided brainstorming exercises
Graduate School - Statement
Advice from the University of California, Berkeley
Writing a C.V.
From the University of California, Berkeley
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