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Fernando, Gihan S
Executive Director-Career Center

Career Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8033-8011
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Why is it important to write well?

What does ‘writing well’ mean, anyway? Every day we read email and texts, perhaps articles or essays; in an employer's case, he or she also reads many resumes, cover letters, and personal statements.

Whether you're writing a resume, an email or an academic essay, writing skills are critical.

Read more on the My Career Advisor blog for tips on writing clearly and effectively.