STARTING an essay is the most difficult part of the process. This challenge presents itself for even the most experienced writers. Before any writing is begun, the following should be done:
Describe a situation in your life that presented you with a challenge you were uncertain if you could handle. In what ways did this situation challenge you, and what did you learn about yourself during this process?
This particular question consists of three parts (highlighted with separate colors). By identifying the subquestions, you now have your sequence in which you should begin answering the question in your essay. Make sure you address each part.
(b) I was faced with learning different communication methods.
(d) I learned I have a deeper level of compassion and commitment.
(e) I learned that I cannot change some things.
(a) Introduce theme.
All quality essays have an organizational component. Once this is complete, the actual writing usually offers no great challenges. The writing component will be the focus of our next article.