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How can you write college-level essays that hook readers and sustain their interest over the course of a well-researched argument? In this course in Writing Academic Arguments - The Art of the Essay at Stanford University - Summer Sessions you'll learn how to craft good research questions, conduct ethical scholarly research, engage counterarguments, and write and revise academic essays. You'll write a rhetorical analysis of a work that interests you, an essay, film, song, painting, etc. and develop a persuasive, research-based essay exploring a topic you feel passionate about. Does not meet the Stanford first-year writing requirement.
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- Rhetorical Analysis
- Print Research-Based Argument
- Homework and In-class Work
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- 2 days
Start dates & application deadlines
- Acceptance Completion Deadline: Monday, June 13
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
To be eligible to apply, you must:
- Be a current sophomore, junior, or senior, or a gap year student at the time of application.
- Be at least 16 at the start of the program,
- Not be matriculating into Stanford as freshman.
- INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Be able to verify fluency in the English language, using one of the methods described in the English Language Proficiency section on the International Students page.
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International3699 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1233 USD per credit during 2 days.
National3699 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1233 USD per credit during 2 days.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.