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Some people argue that experience is the best teacher. Life experiences can teach more effectively than books or formal school education. How far do you agree with this idea? Support your opinion with reasons/ or your personal experience.

Essay topics: Some people argue that experience is the best teacher. Life experiences can teach more effectively than books or formal school education. How far do you agree with this idea? Support your opinion with reasons/ or your personal experience.

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The importance of life experiences and school education, which was always debatable, has now become more controversial. The substantial influence of life experiences can teach more effectively than books or formal school education has sparked the controversy of the potential impact of this trend on the whole society in recent years. It can be agreed that life experience plays a vital role, though it has drawbacks. This essay will elaborate on how life experience can enlarge people’s life circle and how college education cultivates students' creative thinking skills, and thus will lead to a logical conclusion.
At the outset, there are numerable reasons why life experiences can teach more effectively than books or formal school education, but the most conspicuous one stems from the fact that life experiences enlarge the people’s life circle. As an illustration, I used my previous computer software work experience to assist my manager in a database project. Therefore, he thought I was intelligent in the IT area so he recommended me to attend some relevant events, which directly helped me to expand my life circle.
Nevertheless, some people adopt an opposing view and tend to believe that college education is more important than life experiences as there are innumerable reasons but the most salient one is that student’s creative thinking skills will improve during the study in the university. For instance, the research has invariably revealed that there are 87% of Harvard University undergraduates saying that their creative thinking skill has a profoundly improve after they finished the final project report. Thus, the formal school education can improve students’ creative thinking skills.
In conclusion, from what has been discussed above, it can be concluded that the impact of life experience is prominent, although the improvement of people’s creative thinking skills should be well handled. 

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 2, column 400, Rule ID: DT_PRP[1]
Message: Possible typo. Did you mean 'the' or 'IT'?
Suggestion: the; IT
...refore, he thought I was intelligent in the IT area so he recommended me to attend som...
^^^^^^

Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, if, nevertheless, so, therefore, thus, well, for instance, in conclusion, on the whole

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 12.0 10.5418719212 114% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 10.0 6.10837438424 164% => OK
Conjunction : 8.0 8.36945812808 96% => OK
Relative clauses : 9.0 5.94088669951 151% => OK
Pronoun: 24.0 20.9802955665 114% => OK
Preposition: 25.0 31.9359605911 78% => OK
Nominalization: 15.0 5.75862068966 260% => Less nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1655.0 1207.87684729 137% => OK
No of words: 299.0 242.827586207 123% => OK
Chars per words: 5.53511705686 5.00649968141 111% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.1583189471 3.92707691288 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.11146454577 2.71678728327 115% => OK
Unique words: 163.0 139.433497537 117% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.545150501672 0.580463131201 94% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 514.8 379.143842365 136% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.57093596059 108% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 5.0 4.6157635468 108% => OK
Article: 4.0 1.56157635468 256% => Less articles wanted as sentence beginning.
Subordination: 3.0 1.71428571429 175% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 0.931034482759 215% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 3.0 3.65517241379 82% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 11.0 12.6551724138 87% => OK
Sentence length: 27.0 20.5024630542 132% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 64.4888356024 50.4703680194 128% => OK
Chars per sentence: 150.454545455 104.977214359 143% => OK
Words per sentence: 27.1818181818 20.9669160288 130% => OK
Discourse Markers: 8.27272727273 7.25397266985 114% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.12807881773 97% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.33497536946 19% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 6.9802955665 143% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 0.0 2.75862068966 0% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 2.91625615764 34% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.298593806634 0.242375264174 123% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.128544864823 0.0925447433944 139% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0926231044925 0.071462118173 130% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.184952802921 0.151781067708 122% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0953380879998 0.0609392437508 156% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 18.3 12.6369458128 145% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 35.61 53.1260098522 67% => OK
smog_index: 11.2 6.54236453202 171% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 15.0 10.9458128079 137% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 15.15 11.5310837438 131% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.2 8.32886699507 110% => OK
difficult_words: 80.0 55.0591133005 145% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 12.5 9.94827586207 126% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.8 10.3980295567 123% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 10.5123152709 124% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 80.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 72.0 Out of 90
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