AP Lang

Improve Your Writing!

An Exam Reader’s Advice On Writing

The Ultimate List of AP Language Tips  pretty decent list for whole class

Writing Study Skills from College Board purely for this bit of sage advice: “When you have penned what you think is a great sentence or a clean, logical paragraph, read it over to yourself out loud. Enjoy it. Delight in the ideas, savor the diction, and let the phrases and clauses roll around in your mind. Claim it as part of your self. You may discover you have a voice worthy of respect.

Holy Grail of Tips in PDF form: AP Language and Composition Essay Hints1 (1)

Another goldmine for entire test

Improving STYLE from Writer’s Digest. Hey, good writing is good writing.

Berkely Guide to Improving ACADEMIC writing


The Atlantic

The New Yorker

List of Essay Collections


Will add more as I find them!





Helpful Handouts and Links


Tone and Mood words (unedited)




Cool Stuff

AM 1690: The Voice of the Arts. Atlanta station that plays a vast array of music and speaking programs. Put this on while you do the dishes or write that essay.

NPR. You can listen to recorded interviews and such. Good resource for news and interesting articles.

Essay Collections


College Stuff for ALL students


Converting ACT Scores to SAT Scores

letters of rec tips-08122013082951

pope rec request-08122013083353


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