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Choose three of the following types of papers, and write at least 100 words on each topic.  (Taken from a diagnostic exam at EKU.)

Personal narrative:

  • Write about an incident when you changed in some major way or learned something important about yourself. Be sure to let the reader know what you were like both before and after the incident.
  • Process:
  • Explain to a stranger how to get from the university campus to your home. Be sure to include information about landmarks as well as directions for driving or walking.
  • Argument: Evaluation: Return to Samples page