Reviewing from Prompt to Product

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There are many ways to write a successful essay and no single blueprint to follow. There are no magic tricks for summoning ideas. You learn to plan and develop an essay over the course of many attempts, some successful, some less so. Bring all you know to your writing when you respond to a prompt.

But there are a few things that you should have in your head for sure as you begin an essay. Click on each check box to indicate that you have completed each step.

Checklist for Writing to a Prompt