Revising and Editing an Essay

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After completing the first draft of an essay, finalize your essay by revising and editing it. Revising your essay precedes editing it.

Revising involves considering the ideas, organization, and evidence you have used in your essay. Here are the things to check for when revising your essay.

Once you have revised your essay, edit it to be sure there are no errors in writing mechanics. Here are the things to consider when editing your essay.

Careful revision and editing of your essay will help you attain a high grade.

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