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Writing a research paper recap: From thesis statements to citations to conclusion

As we have seen in our series on writing a research paper, it’s important to allow yourself enough time to complete your assignment. The entire process begins with choosing your topic and includes research, creating thesis statements, writing, inserting citations, …

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Writing a research paper pt 2: How to take notes that build on your thesis statements

Writing a research paper takes time and planning. Now you’ve narrowed yourself to a single topic and you can formulate one or more thesis statements. Then you’ll decide on one central statement for your paper. Your research will continue for …

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How to self-edit your college term paper

Being your own editor is often difficult. You know what your paper is supposed to say, and you tend to skim over your own writing without a critical eye. You need to make a clear thesis, include pertinent supporting information, …

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Writing a research paper part 4: Revising, formatting, fine-tuning citations and writing your conclusion

In week four of writing a research paper you’re near the end of the process. However, you still have plenty to do. You’ll want to get feedback from your professor and make revisions to your paper. Double-check your citations to …

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Writing a research paper pt 3: How to write an outline, draft the paper and add citations

Now that you’ve chosen a topic and collected notes, it’s time to begin writing a research paper. In this article we’ll cover how to write an outline, create a rough draft of your paper and how to add citations. There’s …

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You have research paper questions. #AskQuestia — We have the answers!

There are many points of stress in a college student’s life, but writing a solid research paper does not have to be one of them. College professors expect you to know the basics, but they may not have the time …

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College advice: A few tricks to starting your research paper

Starting a research paper, like any art form, begins with simple strokes. And much like painting or sculpting, the first steps are often the hardest. The trick to getting past this proverbial road block is to just get your ideas …

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College advice for writing effective arguments

Reinventing Research student blogging contest winner Congratulations, Nadine! Oh, I don’t know what to write about? How shall I start? What do I do when I get stuck? Where shall I stand from my topic? How shall I convince my …

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How to debate your view when writing a research paper

Research paper topics assigned by your instructor often require you to argue an issue that you personally support. When writing a research paper that presents an argument you believe in you will want to know how to debate and present …

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Top writing tips for your a research paper introduction

Beginning and concluding a research paper often seem like the hardest part of the whole process. While slogging through all the research should be more difficult, giving your audience a sense of your topic and your goal in the paper …

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