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Section 2: Assessment Process

Writing Questions

The passages in this section are drafts of essays in need of revision and will be approximately 250 words.

You will be asked to:

  • revise parts of the essay to improve coherence, organization, word choice, rhetorical effectiveness, and use of evidence.
  • choose the correct answer for subject-verb agreement, pronoun agreement, and verb tense.
  • answer questions about sentence fragments, subordination and coordination, and parallelism, comma splices and run-on sentences, as well as improper punctuation.
  • arrange the parts of sentences in the most logical way, including the use of logical transitions.