Going to College and Starting a Career

Going to College and Starting a Career

When you begin to get close to graduating high school, you face some big changes and decisions to make. Will you go right into a career or will you go to college? If you decided to go right into working, you may have been working for a few years and decide that you would rather go to college and get a real career. You may have a few questions about going to college and starting a career.

Many people go to college for the experience.

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SAT Prep – How to Avoid Pronoun Shifts

SAT Prep - How to Avoid Pronoun Shifts

When writing your SAT essay, avoid pronoun shifts by keeping your pronouns consistent.

A pronoun shift occurs when you start a sentence using one type of pronoun, then shift to another type of pronoun. This is considered bad grammar because it can confuse the reader as to your intended meaning. Always be clear who is doing what.

For example, this is wrong:

If one wishes to earn a high score on the SAT, you should study grammar and take practice tests.

The error is a shift in pronoun from one to you.

To fix this, you can change all the pronouns to you:

If you wish to earn a high score on the SAT, you should study grammar and take practice tests.

Or change all the pronouns to one:

If one wishes to earn a high score on the SAT, one should study grammar and take practice tests.

There are other ways to correct the pronoun shift.

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