As a soon-to-be graduate in a Social Sciences field, I have significant experience copy-editing both professionally and for the work of my peers, and have been heavily immersed in academic writing for the past four years. This in combination with ongoing writing and editing practice for a personal blog, independent writing submissions, and a student newspaper has led me to a place where I am comfortable working with written materials in a wide variety of styles and contexts, with an eye to what the intended message of each piece is and how that is best communicated, from structure to language.
An essay submitted for University coursework which demonstrates both academic writing and an understanding grown from stylistics and discourse analysis studies.
Academic writing sample; politics and international relations
A blog featuring travel (cheaply, because hey I'm apparently a student), rambles, Europe, the US sometimes, and the occasional tirade about dinosaurs. Link to blog main page: https://tumbleflakes.blogspot.co.uk/
Example of work published in the Gaudie, Aberdeen University's student newspaper. Further examples of my writing for the paper can be found under the following linked search: https://www.thegaudie.com/news/author/Hanna-Kahlert
A blog featuring travel (cheaply, because hey I'm apparently a student), rambles, Europe, the US sometimes, and the occasional tirade about dinosaurs.
This essay won the 2013 CT COLT contest; it is a representative example which usefully provides a point from which to gauge progression, while also demonstrating consistency in high-quality work. Students were invited to write essays explaining why they chose to study world languages, incorporating into their piece both personal and objective, research-based reasons. The main goals were to offer students a voice and to recognize their excellence. A committee of five CT COLT members had...