Writers of Mason: Eva Batts

Batts, Eva

“I think I would say two things: trust your instincts; I think I second-guess myself a lot in that contributes to, like the hours and hours of staring at one paragraph and then it’s not … because I’m very like: if it’s not perfect, it can’t be turned in.  Trust your instincts and start outlining. Especially in papers where argumentation is prevalent, you really need to like …[my professor] has us choose our arguments, and supporting evidence, things like that.  And I don’t really ever… every teacher, every professor I’ve ever had has told me to do that, and for some reason, it didn’t stick until this semester, but it’s really increased how logical my papers are …”

Eva Batts is an undergraduate student majoring in Communications.