Posts by Kaylen Baker:

15 Best Military Colleges in the US – 2024

Posted on: 05 Dec 2023

Reasons for enrolling in one of the U.S.’s best military colleges may vary. Yet all graduates will obtain a retinue of life skills, tons of discipline, and a sense of duty. But before we go any further, let’s define what exactly it means to be a service academy, senior military college, or military junior college. […]

Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” Summary & Meaning

Posted on: 26 Nov 2023

I’m looking outside at the bleak November weather while writing this “The Raven” summary. Despite my modern electric lighting, it’s easy to feel spooked at this time of year. Dusk comes early and the wind blows the rain sideways, hard enough to rap on my window. I guess some things haven’t changed much since Edgar […]

Emily Dickinson’s Because I could not stop for Death – Analysis

Posted on: 04 Nov 2023

I first made a “Because I could not stop for death” analysis as a high school freshman. My English teacher described Emily Dickinson as “one of America’s two greatest poets.” The other, he concluded, was her contemporary, Walt Whitman. Stretching his arms out in an open V-shape, he explained, “Whitman’s poems are about being inside […]

10 Best AI Detection Tools for Teachers & Professors

Posted on: 13 Oct 2023

As a writing coach and university teacher, I’ve been puzzling through the pickle that is AI-generated writing and AI detection for teachers. To be honest, I’ve dragged my feet in getting familiar with ChatGPT. I love writing. I like editing, too. Further, I believe there’s something inherently inimitable, even mystical, about expressing the human condition […]

How to Write a Scholarship Essay (with Examples)

Posted on: 27 Sep 2023

While applying to college, many students are faced with an additional, daunting task: how to write a scholarship essay. Financial need, already a sensitive subject, can become a stressful factor in the process alongside other existential unknowns. Luckily, scholarship essays will not require you to go tiptoeing around the taboo topic of money. Furthermore, most […]

How to Write the Community Essay – Guide with Examples (2023-24)

Posted on: 06 Sep 2023

Students applying to college this year will inevitably confront the community essay. In fact, most students will end up responding to several community essay prompts for different schools. For this reason, you should know more than simply how to approach the community essay as a genre. Rather, you will want to learn how to decipher […]

The Story of an Hour: Summary and Analysis 

Posted on: 24 Jul 2023

Students who read this “The Story of an Hour” summary will gain a comprehensive understanding of a classic American text. In this article we’ll cover symbols and motifs, as well as several other significant literary devices. We’ll also revisit Kate Chopin’s past, and consider how a 19th century woman wrote relevant yet timeless works of […]

The Yellow Wallpaper: Summary and Analysis

Posted on: 16 Jul 2023

Reading this “The Yellow Wallpaper” summary and analysis will help students gain a solid understanding of a canonical short story. In this article, we’ll analyze the historical and biographical relevance, characters, symbols, themes, and more. We’ll also consider the story from several critical lenses. By the end, readers will be peeling back layers of meaning […]