Option #2: Diagnostic Essay—Expressing an Opinion
This diagnostic essay will be used to determine the overall skill level of the class, so please spend some time on this and demonstrate what you are capable of achieving. In an effectively composed essay, express your opinion about the following:
Some people go right on to college after high school; others take a year or more off to work or travel. Which do you think is the better choice? State your position and support it with specific reasons and examples.
- Be sure to provide plenty of evidence to support your opinion.
- Your written paper should be two pages in length, not counting the title and reference pages, which you must include.
APA format, Introduction, and Conclusion are critical.