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College Persuasive Writing Prompt

1. College Persuasive Letter

Your school plans to tear down a student parking lot and put in a facility for tutoring failing athletes. The football team pulls in a lot of revenue for the school, but parking passes will become more expensive for the student body. Make a persuasive argument to the school board as to whether or not this is a good use of space and money.

2. College Persuasive Prompt

Should students be allowed to use computers when taking notes in class? Weigh the pros and cons of the argument and take a position.

3. College Persuasive Topic

"The drinking age should be lowered to 18." Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Write a well-researched persuasive essay defending your choice. It should include examples and statistics rather than anecdotal evidence.

4. College Persuasive Writing

Should women be entered for the draft at age 18 or should it just be men? Write a persuasive essay defending your argument.

5. College Persuasive Idea

Your university has decided to make it mandatory for all freshmen to live in the dorms and purchase school meal plans. Write a persuasive essay stating whether or not you feel that this rule is a good idea.

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