How to Use Strong Arguments in your Essay

Most essays entail putting across a specific point or view or perspective. Even those based on empirical studies entail making the case for a given interpretation of the results. This entails putting forward strong arguments. Here’s a quick guide to how to do this. Lead with Bold Statements: then prove them One of the common […]

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Don’t Forget about the Punctuation. Rules of Commas, Apostrophes…

A good assignment will require excellent use of language and grammar, including punctuation. Punctuation marks are the non-alphanumeric symbols used to increase the readers’ ability to accurately understand the meaning of the text. Examples of punctuation marks include full stops, exclamation and question marks, hyphens, quotation marks, and apostrophes. The use of the correct punctuation […]

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Dissertation’s Results

Well, if you’ve made it so far in the dissertation process that it’s time to write your results section, let us pause for just a moment and say ‘congratulations’. By no means is the work done, but you are now on the home stretch, and at the place where your research is finally what is […]

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Oxford or Harvard Referencing

It is essential that students ensure all of their essays, assignments, projects, or dissertations are fully referenced. Failure to reference the ideas, research, or work of others could be regarded as plagiarism. References are also important as they allow readers to check the validity and accuracy of any claims made or facts cited, supporting the […]

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Correctly Referencing in your Dissertation

There is probably nothing more entertaining in the world than correctly referencing the information in your dissertation! Of course, when we say “nothing is more entertaining” what we really mean is “everything is more entertaining than that, but you have to do it anyway, so buckle up, and here’s some worthy advice”! If you want […]

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Writing a Bibliography

If you’re lucky, you’re one of the people who enjoys the process of writing, of crafting your thoughts against the background of what other illustrious thinkers have done before you, and of course, remembering to give them full credit where it is due. One of the most important ways to do that is through the […]

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What Does a First-Class Essay Look Like?

A first-class essay is a piece of work that clearly, accurately, and concisely answers the essay questions and/or covers all elements of the assignment brief. The first-class essay will exceed the basic requirements and demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the topic on the part of the student along with well-formulated content that incorporates different perspectives, […]

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Dissertation’s Methodology

A dissertation requires a student to undertake some research to investigate an issue or phenomenon that is of interest to the student and relevant to their area of study. The research will be based on the literature review and designed to answer the research question. There are two basic approaches to research: secondary and primary. […]

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Conclusion, Introduction or Abstract for Dissertations

All dissertations, theses, or other lengthy academic works have an introduction and a conclusion, with the majority of students’ papers also containing an abstract. These three sections have many commonalities, with significant potential for crossover and duplication of content. However, when constructed expertly, these three distinct dissertation chapters should complement each other. The role of […]

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How Many References is Too Many References?

Referencing in any assignment or article is essential, regardless of whether the source provided a direct quote or just an idea that was used by the student. Even where the student rephrases an idea, it is important to provide a reference, as failure to indicate the source of information and present it as one’s own […]

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