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Taylor Jarrell
Discussion 2/22
Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:14pm
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I thought that the project was a stressful experience. I think that I have learned my lesson about procrastination. I waited until the last two days before the paper was due to work on it. I felt like a rushed my paper and I don’t think that I did my best. I know I could have done better on my paper.

There were many things that I found challenging while writing my paper. One of the main things was deciding what information needed to go into the paper to get a point across. It was hard to decide what general information was and what the information that needed to be cited was. It was also hard to catch small spelling and grammar mistakes. I found it hard to go through my print sources and figure out what I needed to make the paper what I wanted it to be.

Although I feel like I did not do the best job I do feel that I did have some areas that I did better in with my paper. I feel that I did put a lot of information in my paper. However I really did not give myself enough time to organize it properly. I think that my print sources were perfect for my paper since they were all about my topic. I feel that my topic my broad enough to find enough creditable sources that fit into my paper. I think that the easiest part of my informative paper was deciding on the topic. I spent all of about three minutes deciding on what the topic of my paper was going to be. I came to the conclusion when I was watching the Duke and UNC basketball game. I thought that since it was basketball season and I have been a fan my whole life I decided to use the topic for my paper.

For the next writing project I will use my time more effectively so I will not procrastinate. This will give me the proper amount of time to write the paper to the best that I can make it.

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