I had a student send me a practice exam the other week where there were no capital letters. Ironically, I also got an essay turned in as a mid-term in another class where a student did the same thing. Recently, as well, I have received practice essays with glaring typos in the headers of an essay.
So I mentioned to my students that I didn’t recommend that they present themselves in this way on an exam. They each defiantly stated to me that they had been told that typos did not count against them on an exam. So it shouldn’t matter.
How You Present Yourself DOES Matter
I am here to argue to you that it does matter, for a few reasons:
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