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Bad to start with quote?

aptennis91aptennis91 Registered User Posts: 52 Junior Member
edited December 2009 in College Essays
Is starting with a quote to cliche?

Replies to: Bad to start with quote?

  • squidoopsquidoop Registered User Posts: 220 Junior Member
    Not if you do it well.

    I can judge you only if you post some context here. :P The quote and the first couple sentences?

    What I would warn against is ending with it again, or writing your essay around the quote rather than creating your own insight. Don't let it control you - just use it as an interesting segue into your own thoughts.
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