Topic Attitude Major Details
Four characteristics that are super important for
success in college are communication skills, study
skills, time management, and responsibility.
Communication skills, study skills, time
management, and responsibility are the four most
crucial traits of successful college students.
In order to succeed in college, career, and in life, an
individual must have strong communication and
study skills, and needs to have good time
management and a sense of responsibility.
Topic sentence (baby of thesis that ONLY names
ONE characteristic or ONE major detail)
Explain this characteristic or a concept –
why is it important?
Why is it important to
have good communication skills when you
are in college?
Can it be subdivided into smaller sub
professors, peers, friends and family, co-
workers and supervisors
Develop each of the subcategories with details
Explain communication with professors,
give examples and illustrations.
Explain communication with peers, give
examples or illustrations