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 Jenn Jacobs' Essay Resources

FOR STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS

Welcome to my ever-growing digital resource collection for students and educators! Grab your favourite drink, get comfy. Let me give you a quick run-down of what's available to start turning your good ideas into great ideas, and your essays into works of art worthy to be displayed on your kitchen fridge!

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STEP UP YOUR ESSAY GAME

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

Let's talk about the key to saving you time scrolling through hundreds of pages of useless research, sitting slouched over a laptop frustrated & staring at a blinking cursor -- to figuring out what your essay is really about, knowing how to shape a strong argument & boosting your GPA.

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LET 'EM KNOW YOU'VE GOT A POINT

RECORDED SEMINAR

It's not enough for you to know you're right. You need other people to know you're right. In my undergrad & post-grad studies, I wrote hundreds of essays. I know the type of content profs want to see and how to make your ideas stand out on paper. I'll teach you exactly what I did to take my arguments from Meh, Not Bad to, as one prof put it, Best Essay in the Bunch!

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STOP STRESSING & MAKE A PLAN

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

Tired of pulling late nighters and scrambling to complete essays you knew about weeks ago but didn't start because you weren't sure how to? Or, because you thought you had writing superpowers and could pull off an awesome essay in only a few hours? I'll show you how to get started and give you my secrets to writing stress-free essays so you get your sleep back and hand-in work you're proud of.

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Grab my easy to understand Thesis Thinking Guide that takes the guesswork out of essay writing and arms you with a set of critical thinking skills to tackle all types of critical writing

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My Thesis Thinking Digital Download takes an                              approach to crafting clear thesis statements so you get better grades and a better night's rest.

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Trying to detangle and sort out a bunch of different ideas for someone else to read and understand, while not having an opportunity to ask you any questions, is not an easy task. But, it's a lot more difficult when you're not sure if you're on the right track or exactly what you're trying to say.

YOUR THESIS STATEMENT DRIVES YOUR ESSAY. TELL IT WHERE YOU NEED TO GO.

 

Let me give you all my tips & experience to get you thinking about essays & thesis statements a little differently so your ideas all connect, you spend time doing research that will actually help you, and you write with the finish line in sight. 

ThesisThinking

I wish someone had told me that when you get your thesis statement right, you’ll have most of the answers you need to get from your first sentence to your last sentence.

In this 25 page thesis thinking manual, I show you how to write a thesis statement that ties your ideas together and sets boundaries to stop your ideas from wandering here, there & everywhere. The best part? I make sure to introduce you to the kinds of thesis statements you don't want to make an appearance in your essay. And, I've made it easy for you to catch these essay criminals by naming & profiling them. Because, what you can name, you can identify. And, what you can identify, you can catch & correct.

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I don't just tell you how a thesis statement works.

I show you how to think through writing a thesis statement that will work for you.

Here's the breakdown of what I cover:

5 COMMON TYPES OF THESIS STATEMENTS & HOW THEY'RE ORGANIZED 
with a labeled example for each type so you see the different parts

7 MOST COMMON MISTAKES YOU'RE LIKELY TO MAKE
with tips on how to catch & correct each one 

A THESIS EVALUATION CHECKLIST 
with a sample evaluation so you can see if your thesis is going to make the grade

STRATEGIES  TO NARROW YOUR TOPIC & SET BOUNDARIES 
so you know what your essay will and won't cover so you avoid doing unnecessary research and you're able to make a more focused & insightful argument

HOW TO SHIFT YOUR MINDSET BEYOND THE 3 ARGUMENT THESIS STATEMENT
and develop bigger picture thinking that profs want to see

THESIS STATEMENT MUST KNOWS
to make sure you have a solid foundation to ensure all your new ways of thinking are rooted in a solid foundation

Yikes! I almost forgot... 

To lock in all your new knowledge, I've included practice questions for you to test drive your new skills & get the confidence boost you need to fast-track your results 

I am absolutely in LOVE with this resource!! Thank you so much for sharing your wisdom and being a lifesaver.

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It's great as I knew it would be...Now I know, I knew less than I did.

I wish I had this resource when I was writing essays in university! At least now all my students will be able to take advantage of it.  I know what I'll be teaching them for the next few months. 

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PSSSST....
I have a secret.

This is your chance to kick your ideas up a notch and get your profs nodding along as they read your essay! I'll share practical strategies to stretch your thinking and craft compelling arguments, while highlighting your unique personality, strong voice and insightful perspective.

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Good ideas can be turned into great ideas when you know how to package them the right way.


Join me in this class and give your not too bad ideas the nudge they need to be transformed into ideas that capture your profs' attention, embrace your unique voice and make your essays grad school worthy!
 

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