Hashtag Hyena has a good feeling that everyone struggles with writing essays. Fortunately, TikTok has saved us from failing assignments with tips on how to make your essay longer.
Find out more on how to kick the butt of your next assignment here!
What is the TikTok all about?
Well, if you have been to school (stay in school kids), you’d know that essay writing is a pain in the backside. Getting to the dreaded word count, being too high over the word count and not knowing how to connect your paragraphs and structure is all part of the stressful game in the build-up to submission. Fortunately, TikTok is the place to find anything, and a video was posted on ways to make your essays longer.
The TikTok going viral with 514.3k views has students loving these tips.
How to make your essay longer – at least according to TikTok
1: because: the particular reason for this circumstance
2: this means: this activley demonstrates that
3: in conclusion: to sum up everything that has been stated so far
4: for: for the exact pupose of
5: like: along the lines of
The TikTok explains to change words used in every essay such as “because, like, in conclusion, this means and for” to longer sentences. This helps up your word count and makes you sound a tad smarter.
Who doesnt want to sound smarter, right?
Students are loving it!
Students on Twitter are loving the tips on how to lengthen the boring essays that they have had sitting on their desk for the past five hours attempting to write.
Some even say their mums are sending them the TikTok!
However, there is one problem. Since the TikTok video has gone viral, thousands of students have probably liked the TikTok to save for later and put the practice into their own essays. To be exact 58.1k people have liked the original video to save for later… so what’s gonna happen when everyone’s essay sounds very similar? We’re not sure if teachers will actually agree with this TikTok, especially if all students are sounding the same!
Some negative Nancys on Twitter aren’t happy with the idea of using these phrases to make your essay longer and are trying to put people off. One states that it will be a shock when kids have to write concise words and make them make sense.
Some essay examples
The comment section of the TikTok video has mixed opinions. Some say this is the best piece of advice they have ever been given and some think they will just get called out for plagiarism.
Other videos are being posted saying to type randoms words and change the colour to white so you can’t see, which will get the word count up. But don’t get caught doing that, it won’t help your grade.
Trust us, it’s kinda ou job to write.