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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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20th and 21st century philosophy: Good research paper topics

Here are some tips for college students looking for good research paper topics for a philosophy major. You can use effective search terms and keywords to search the Internet for primary and secondary sources such as a scholarly article, a …

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Tips for student success: Dealing with difficult professors and classmates

We’ve all encountered the stuffy professor who can’t understand why you need help before your final exam or the slacker student who disrupts your study habits or sabotages your group project. Here are some tips for college students on dealing …

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10 more common grammar mistakes to avoid

Fixing common mistakes in grammar and spelling in your writing isn’t just for the journalism major; it makes everyone’s writing for professors, potential employers and even peers look more professional, clean and accurate. Student success depends not just on the …

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Avoid top 10 common grammar mistakes for student success

College students should avoid making common spelling and grammar mistakes when writing a research paper. A small mistake with an easy word will make your paper look unorganized, and your teachers will wonder how accurately you researched the rest of …

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