Review Of Patrick Sullivan's Speech 'An Open Letter To Ninth Graders'

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“An Open Letter to Ninth Graders”, was a speech by Patrick Sullivan that serves as a guide for preparing high school freshman into college freshman. This speech provides tips in how to get ready for college in a span of four years. Sullivan recommends that high school freshman start off by reading, writing, thinking, listening, “gritting”, and developing an attitude towards college. It is a known fact that developing these traits is not dome overnight, but since these freshman’s have four years, they can work at it day after day until they master it. In order to become college material, students have to embrace reading/ writing and be able to do it at any given time. Once the basics (reading/writing) are taken care of, thinking and listening

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