Explain the problem briefly in your introduction, and then mention your solutions in your thesis statement.

Pick a personal problem you have experienced to talk about. Explain the problem briefly in your introduction, and then mention your solutions in your thesis statement.
From there, write a detailed paragraph where you explain why your problem is worth solving. Use examples in the form of anecdotes to build your credibility (ethos).
Next, write several paragraphs explaining your solutions. Try to be as detailed as possible.
Before your conclusion, write a paragraph that mentions possible drawbacks of your solutions.
Come up with a conclusion that wraps everything up. (800-1000 words, typed, double spaced)
NO OUTSIDE SOURCES. Be sure to submit your essay as a .doc or .docx.