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Writing Resources: Student Essays and Papers

Documents, tutorials, and links to helpful guides for every phase of the writing process

Using Sample Essays

Keep in mind that the sample essays included here are meant as helpful examples, but may not match your assignment exactly. Your instructor may have different requirements. The essays here are presented in MLA format unless otherwise noted and represent a wide range of topic choices.