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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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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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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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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Frequent Essay Questions and How to Answer Them

In any academic subject, there is the potential for essays and assignments as well as exams, to present students with questions that are similar to those asked in the past. The questions may be identical to previous years; alternatively, the questions may be altered or adapted slightly. The slight alteration or adaptation may help to […]

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Writing an Essay Conclusion

The conclusion of an essay is the short section at the end of the assignment which succinctly brings together the different elements included in the main text, to recap on the most important components and present the main finding, or support for the argument of the paper. The conclusion provides an opportunity for the writer […]

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Writing the Dissertation Proposal

Writing a dissertation or thesis is an important undertaking for a student. The completion of thedissertation will be preceded by the creation of dissertation proposal. The proposal is a document that outlines the topic of the project, as well as how the research to complete the paper will be undertaken and why the topic is […]

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