This is a cause-and-effect essay. It is written in the 3rd person, semi-formal tone. This essay is
structured around the goal of discovering and discussing events that lead to certain results. When
writing a cause-and-effect essay, you should be sure that you have researched the specific causes and
are confident that you’re demonstrating why they lead to particular results. You may either concentrate
on all causes, effects or a combination of both. Think of this as what a Sociology course paper might
require. Read the articles on the reduced enrollment of men is colleges and universities. THE PAPER IS
NOT ABOUT THE ARTICLES. The essay reflects what you understand as the causes and effects of the
topic. The articles provide research information that you can integrate with your own understanding and
real-life experience(s). The essay must respond to the following:
Prompt – Describe the cause(s) of the decline of male college enrollment.
This is a five-paragraph, 9+ sentences essay. The entire project must be written in the 3rd person
and use a semi-formal or formal tone. (No contractions, metaphors, or casual expressions.) The target
audience consists of college students who are not that familiar with the topic, so take the time to
explain everything in detail, with logic and clarity