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Assignment 3: Compare and Contrast Essay

Draft Due Week 8 and worth 100 points

Revision Due Week 10 and worth 200 points

Using the same topic that you wrote about for Assignment 2, write a four to six (4-6) page paper that compares and contrasts two solutions/approaches to the issue you have chosen. Include four (4) outside sources, using the Strayer Library and / or newspaper articles, school publications, work memos (be sure to get permission), and / or interviews.

Note: This paper will include an introduction, body paragraphs that follow the point-by-point format, and a conclusion.


Option 1: The town council and mayor are ready to read your formal ideas. Choose two (2) solutions to your issue, and compare and contrast each option.

Option 2: Your boss really is excited about your new approaches and is ready to make a decision based on your research. Choose two (2) solutions to your issue, and compare and contrast each option.

Option 3: Your family is ready to narrow down to two (2) solutions to your issue. Formally compare and contrast each option.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
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