Writing the Essay is arguably the most notorious first-year requirement at New York University — it has a reputation that not only terrifies all incoming students but also lingers with dread within the minds of these who possess taken this course semesters ago. But is it really all that bad? To all the of you who immediately thought “yes,” it is the right time to talk about the bad along side the— that is good give some solid advice to any or all future first-year students.
As a first-year student myself, it is with all the horror of my peers that I admit that Writing the Essay has been the best course during these past two semesters. My professor was fantastic, this course load had not been too overwhelming, and my writing was truly refined through the progressions. There has been a great amount of moments where I doubted my sanity that is academic We have justified my admiration associated with course with my passion for writing. As an anticipated Journalism major, it seems slightly more acceptable that I enjoyed Writing the Essay. (more…)