Tag: revision

Procrastination: The Buck Stops… Where?

We’ve all been there: it’s the night before your assignment is due, and you have a rough outline—or maybe only some notes—that you need to turn into a complete paper by 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. Your professor is going to grade whatever you manage to churn out…

Comments on a Commentary on Comments

Yesterday I had an appointment with a student who was working on the second draft of her paper. She brought her first draft along, which had been returned—with comments—from the professor, and she asked me to make sure she had followed all of the professor’s suggestions.…