This is a sample of the online EWP Exam instructions and topics. The actual topics on the Exam will be different.

Instructions

  • You have two hours to plan, write, and proofread an essay on one of the topics below.
  • You will type your essay directly on the Moodle page.
  • The EWP Exam is not an intelligence or general knowledge test. It is a writing proficiency test judged on structure (organization & development) and style (standard and appropriate English).
  • You may agree, disagree or examine different sides of the topic using logical and well-organized development.
  • Use specific examples to support and illustrate your points.
  • You may include personal observations.
  • You will need to write about 500 words to develop your thesis adequately.
  • DO NOT STRAY FROM THE MOODLE PAGE; PROCTORING SOFTWARE WILL FLAG THE EWP COORDINATOR IF YOU DO SO, AND YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE A ZERO ON THE EXAM.

Sample Topics

  1. Should junk food companies be allowed to sponsor sporting events?
  2. Is marriage an outdated social institution?
  3. What are the effects of racial minorities being underrepresented in the arts (e.g. literature, film, television)?
  4. Are workplace dress codes necessary?
  5. Can online medical visits replace face-to-face consultations?