The purpose of Essay 1 is to compose an essay that relates your prior experience and assumptions to new perspectives about a larger issue. Your connections should provide deeper insight to your audience. For this assignment you will identify something you believe to be true. You will then tell a story about how you came to believe it to be true.
Your instructor may suggest another prompt and/or format. Follow your instructor's directions.
This assignment helps you practice the following skills that are essential to your success in school and your professional life beyond school. In this assignment you will: