Parentheses

Place the period inside the parentheses only when the matter enclosed is an independent sentence forming no part of the preceding sentence.

Right: Most Colby students are from public high schools. (Of course, there are exceptions.)
Right: Most professors have doctorates (although some have terminal master’s degrees such as the M.F.A.).
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