Exciting new promotions, contests and giveaways from Questia

Announcing our Questia Tagline Competition winners!

This fall we ran a contest asking you to submit your ideas for the perfect Questia tagline. We wanted to find out what you think embodies our brand and all that we have to offer. Thank you to everyone for submitting your tagline ideas!

With over 200 submissions, you made it very difficult for the judges to select a winner! We are delighted to announce the five winners of the Questia Tagline Competition. Read more

Enter the Questia Blogging Contest for your chance to win $250 and have your work published!

As scary as it seems, finals are just around the corner. At one time or another, you or someone you know may have experienced their own horror story during finals. Sound familiar?

Enter our blogging contest and share with us–and your fellow students–your worst finals horror stories for a chance at a published article and by-line on the Questia blog, PLUS a $250 Visa gift card! Read more

Enter the Questia Tagline Competition to win $100 and a FREE year of Questia!

In the spirit of peer-to-peer learning and online collaboration we’re launching a competition to find the best Questia tagline. What do you think embodies our brand and all that we offer? Your best, funniest, most poetic, most academic and most original taglines will all win $100 and a free year of Questia!

So, what is Questia?

Questia is the premier online research and paper writing resource for college students world-wide. Since its founding in 1998, Questia has helped students find and cite high-quality, scholarly research. Read more

Last chance to celebrate The Cup with Questia!

What an exciting past month it has been celebrating the journey to The Cup with Questia! Now that there are two teams left to face off for The Cup, this is your LAST CHANCE to send us your photos of you cheering on your favorite football team.

Show us your team pride! Read more

How to write the perfect resume for your job search

You have just graduated from college – or are about to – which means it’s time to prepare yourself for the real world and create a resume. If you have never created a resume before, it can seem like a daunting process.

Finding a job is easier said than done, but with the right resume you will greatly help your chances. (Credit: SnagAJob)

Finding a job is easier said than done, but with the right resume you will greatly help your chances. (Credit: SnagAJob)

Thankfully there are plenty of available resources available to help guide you. Choosing just one, however, is the more difficult part. Here we will take a look at some best practices to follow when putting your resume together. Read more

Celebrate The Cup with Questia!

After much anticipation Questia is now accepting PayPal as a form of payment! We’re pretty excited because this has made it much easier to embrace our international audience. So we thought… What better way to embrace our new fans worldwide and introduce you to all that Questia has to offer than to…

…invite you to celebrate The Cup with Questia!

Are you the ultimate football fan? Do you find the beautiful game to be less of a sport and more of a lifestyle commitment? Read more

Nominate Your Professor in the 2014 Questia MVP Scholarship Contest

Nominate Your Professor for the Questia Most Valuable Professor TitleTake a moment to think about the professors you’ve had during your college career. Is there one that sticks out in your mind as highly influential? One whom you admire and might strive to become?

This is your opportunity to show your appreciation! Nominate your professor for one of Questia’s three MVP titles. It’s a great way to honor your favorite professor, plus you’ll be entered to win one of three $50 Visa gift cards for taking the time to do so! Read on for more details… Read more

Enter The Finals Countdown Blogging Contest for a chance to win $250!

The countdown to finals has begun! In order to help us count down the days until college finals we’re looking for college students to offer their best advice on homework help, research paper advice, tips and best practices for finals preparation. Enter our blogging contest and show us–and your fellow students–what your writing skills are made of for a chance at a published article and by-line on the Questia blog Citations, PLUS a $250 Visa gift card!

How to enter the blogging contest

  1. Submit your article via the submission form below anytime before April 25, 2014. One submission per person.
  2. Our editorial team will select 3 finalists to have their blog posts published live on the Questia blog – permanently.
  3. Next, it’s up to the public to vote on their favorite of the 3 finalists. Vote on your favorite blog post by commenting, “Vote!” as often as once per day before May 9, 2014.
  4. The writer of the post with the most votes will win a $250 Visa gift card!** We’ll announce the winner of the blogging contest on the Questia Facebook page on or after May 12, 2014.

These are the details… Read more

Questia’s 2nd annual Citation Showdown Contest: Enter your bibliography for a chance to win part of $1000 in prizes!

Citation Showdown $1,000 in prizesWith numerous essays and exams piling up, the end of the semester is typically a challenging time for students. Whether the paper is on Ancient Greece or William Shakespeare, a quality research paper includes multiple sources, all of which must be properly cited. However, locating the information necessary for citations can be difficult.  To help motivate students to properly cite their research work, Questia, the premier online research and paper writing resource is conducting a nationwide search for the best and most correct use of citations in a research paper.

The second annual “Citation Showdown” contest encourages students to locate and cite high-quality, scholarly research to create superior research papers. Read more

College advice: A few tricks to starting your research paper

Student Research Paper Advice

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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 down on paper, even if they are not fully formed. Perfecting and refining your ideas can come later. It is much more difficult to work on ideas if they remained bottled in your head. Here are some helpful hints for getting started on your research papers this semester. Read more