Putting Your Best Foot Forward in the New School Year

By Caleigh Propes The beginning of a new school year is a transition for everyone, especially after a summer off. Almost everyone around you will be concerned with research paper topics, professors, and pulling all-nighters before you know it. With a little bit of effort, though, you can start off the new year in a […]

Effective Paraphrasing for the Smart Student

By Sally Baggett Paraphrasing is an important part of any writing involving outside sources. It’s a way to repeat a source in your own words without having to echo it word for word. Yet how do you paraphrase effectively? There are a few things to consider when paraphrasing, including choosing when to paraphrase in the […]

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How Cite This for Me Can Help You Cite Almost Anything in Your Paper

When you are given an assignment to write a research paper, your first instinct in finding relevant sources for your research is to type a search into Google, go to your library to gather books on the topic, or scour your university’s online databases for related journal articles. Sometimes these sources, however, are not enough […]

Prevent Plagiarism in 5 Easy Steps

Finding information for your next research paper is easier than ever before. With online databases and search engines like Google, facts about millions of subjects are only a few short clicks away. This speed of information sharing, however, has a potential negative consequence, in that it can make plagiarizing an easy mistake to make. Committing […]

4 Types of Plagiarism You May Not Know About

When you write a paper, you’re claiming that any idea you express is your own unless you use a source to show where the information came from. Without including proper citations, you can be accused of plagiarism and face serious academic consequences. But how do you avoid making a mistake and accidentally plagiarizing? Here are […]

What’s a Title or Cover Page? And How Do I Make One?

A title or cover page is exactly what you’d imagine—it’s the very front page of your academic essay or paper, which includes important information about your work. The function of a title or cover page is that it allows the reader to identify your work at a glance, but it can also help your assignments […]

Secrets to Picking a Great Paper Subject

Managing the endless amount of papers you’ll have to write throughout college may get easier over time, but picking the actual topics of those papers is a different story. We can all relate to the feeling of receiving an assignment and having absolutely no idea what we want to write about, but luckily we have […]

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Don’t Turn in Your Paper Without Checking for These 5 Things

Like it or not, a great paper can receive a less-than-stellar grade due to simple mistakes. Lucky for you, we’ve made proofreading easy with our simple checklist. Scan through and snag the glitches that stand between you and perfection. #1 Structure This is the framework that your entire paper hangs on. Before digging deep into […]