Comment on a student essay

Students can create drafts of essays and/or personal statements using the Writing Builder. Advisors and tutors can then comment and suggest changes within the draft to help students edit and amend their writing.

To add a comment:

Step 1: Click the Students tab, then click Jump to > Writing Builder to the right of the relevant student name. This will take you directly to the student's UCAS personal statement.

Step 2: Once in the Writing Builder section you'll be able to select any of the essay drafts on the right-hand side of the page by clicking on the arrow to the right of the essay name.

Step 3: Find and highlight the sentence or section where you want to leave a comment, then click Add Comment above the draft.

Step 4: Write your comment in the text box. If you would like to include a suggested change, check the box and add the suggestion.

Step 5: Click Comment to complete. The sentence or section with the comment will now be highlighted in yellow.

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