Writing with APA and MLA: What’s the Best?


Once you reach college or university, the level of writing that is expected from you should be quite high. They sometimes teach you this in high-school or junior high, but at a very basic level.  Your professors will demand that your paper be written in a certain format, and your brain might be hurting on figuring out what exactly that means. Continue reading

How to Effectively Add Citations to your Academic Paper


It’s an undeniable fact: writing academic papers requires sufficient time and effort. This is why students always drag their feet when they have been assigned a writing task. Even those who excel at writing, still moan and groan at the sight of a written assignment. Do you know what’s worse than a writing assignment? Making citations for your writing assignment.  Continue reading

How to Avoid Overused Words in Your Essay

Overused words

You’ve done it. After hours and hours of toiling over your essay, overnight writing sessions, extensive research, and countless coffees, it’s finally finished. You can almost relax and hand the paper in, but there’s one more step. Just as any good piece of writing, the next step is to get it reviewed, usually by a peer or someone knowledgeable, to check for any mistakes or errors that you might have overlooked. And hm, it seems that your peer has something to say about your essay. Continue reading

10 Must-Read Books to Improve Writing Skills


Most students would agree that one of the most difficult things to learn at school is actually writing. The struggle is real, trying to write a research paper on the long-standing effects of global warming – or a book report on George Orwell’s 1984 – or even your dissertation on Social Justice for University. Whatever it is, writing isn’t easy, and the good writers know that. There’s a lot of things that separate good writers from the rest — their affinity for the English language, their broad vocabulary range, and even the way ideas seem to fill their mind whenever needed. As most students would agree, some people are just naturally good at writing, right?  Continue reading

How to Write an Essay on Leadership

Leadership essay

The world needs great leaders to move forward and progress, the type of people that can inspire others and make tough decisions. Great leadership is not only defined by the words they say, but even more so by the actions they take. Globally, leadership traits are hard to define because being a leader can mean so many different things. It’s no wonder that this topic is heavily explored by universities and professors and given as term papers to see how the youth defines great leadership. Learning how to write a leadership essay can be easy if you follow these steps.  Continue reading

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How to Write the Greatest Essay You’ve Ever Written

How to write a great essay

Writing is a recipe where we share our thoughts and ideas, guiding the readers along for the experience we are cooking up. The idea behind writing essays is to be able to deliver a well-concocted thesis seasoned with logical reasoning and research like salt and pepper to a main dish. An essay is something most students encounter multiple times in their academic career, and while some can manage, there are plenty of others that struggle to write a great essay for one reason or another. Continue reading

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How to Write a Last-Minute Research Paper

How to write a last minute research paper

The clock is ticking. The coffee is brewing. The stress intensifies. And all you’ve written in the past 15 minutes is the title and your name. There’s only one thing going through your mind right now. And no, it’s not quitting school and becoming a professional juggler. You think, “Man, I’m screwed.” And you are not completely wrong. This is why you’re here, you came for help and you came to the right spot. You’re not unlike all the other students saving this assignment for the last minute, so you’re all in the same boat. There are only a few ways to navigate these treacherous waters without being sunk at sea, but first thing’s first: get your bearings straight and buckle down. Know what you are going to do before doing it! Continue reading

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