How do I 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 the relevant student name.

Step 2: Click the Writing Builder tab on the left, then click the arrow to the right of the essay or personal statement.

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.