Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
University of Missouri Journalism School
November 11, 2009
Don't Write Like a College Professor
Do you write like a college professor? If you do, rid yourself of the habit. College graduates who write like their college professors could find their job search even harder. The business world favors employees who can write simple, declarative sentences. In contrast, college professors are masters at obfuscation. They write stilted prose. They embrace words with five or six...