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Intelligence, wit, judgment, and the other talents of the mind, however they may be named, or courage, resolution, perseverance, as qualities of temperament, are undoubtedly good and desirable in many respects; but these gifts of nature may also become extremely bad and mischievous if the will which is to make use of them, and which, therefore, constitutes what is called character, is not good. Study Everywhere: This may seem a bit extreme, but it really helps. If you can find a way to be passionate about it, you will write faster, easier, and better. Submit the writing sample as an attachment to. Hopefully these tips will help you tackle this massive exam with ease. Students need to enhance their vocabulary through adding quality verbs in order to read and write more effectively.
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