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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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Ideas for finding good research topics for your religion research paper

Planning your next religion research paper is as easy as typing religion into Google and waiting for it to spit out some brilliant suggestion, right? Well not exactly. There is an art, and no small amount of skill, to tracking …

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Write with authority using Questia’s research tutorials

Have you checked out Questia’s Research Tutorials yet? The self-study research tutorials are designed to guide you through the steps of persuasive writing. Offering a virtual library of lesson plans, the tutorials provide tips and guidelines so you can write …

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Top research paper tips: Use action verbs for persuasive writing

“I wrote some stuff that was really important.” I have no idea what that means. “I translated a report on toucans in Mexico that was published in the journal Science.” Now, that’s impressive! Choosing active verbs, using precise vocabulary words …

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Citing sources: Tips and tools for citing APA style or MLA style with confidence

Writing a research paper includes many detailed tasks. From choosing your topic to citing sources, there are skills and challenges to be mastered and demonstrated. Whether it’s APA style or MLA style, citing relevant sources in your paper is key …

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Writing a research paper or term paper conclusion

Writing a research paper conclusion is more than just summarizing your paper’s main points. Depending on the type of term paper you’re writing, your conclusion must serve a variety of purposes. Below are tips on how to write a conclusion …

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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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Research paper help: How to write a persuasive essay with an opposing viewpoint

A persuasive essay is difficult enough to write, but what if you are assigned to discuss or prove a point of view you don’t agree with? How can you effectively debate controversial issues you do not support? Will your biases …

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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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Don’t derail your research papers — How to avoid citation errors

What’s the best research paper? Your first answer is probably “a finished one!” While it may feel awesome to wrap up a grueling paper, you know that just “finished” doesn’t always cut it. Ensuring you have a solid piece of work comes …

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