Success

Do our families and the people outside our families who choose to mentor or help us mean more or less than the work we put into our developing our own success?

A successful paper will…

Be an obvious attempt to follow the assignment;
Have a thesis statement at the end of the introduction;
Have an organization that is logical and easy to follow, making serious use of the “they say, I say” design and relevant templates;
Have a well-developed (as in detailed and specific) discussion, including thorough descriptions and explanations of Gladwell’s ideas in all the body paragraphs;
Have paragraphs with organizations that are logical and easy to follow (including topic and concluding sentences and transitions within and between paragraphs that indicate logical relations between your ideas);
Have sentences that are grammatically complete, logical and easy to follow; and 
Have a minimum number of surface feature errors—correct use of periods and question marks, correct spelling, absence of typographical errors, etc., including no use of any form of the pronoun “you.”