Students and Academics

APA Series Part One: APA Style and APA Formatting

APA style is a widely accepted editorial style used for Social Science papers. APA rules and guidelines are published in the reference book The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. This article looks at what is involved with writing to the APA rules. Continued...


APA Series Part Three: APA References

Scribendi.com's editors tackle what many consider to be the most difficult part of APA formatting: references. Continued...


Grant Writing: What is it?

You are in need of funding to get your project off the ground, but where is the money going to come from? A grant, of course! Here we offer grant writing tips and explain how to begin the grant writing process. Continued...


How to Write a Grant Proposal

Successful grant proposal writing takes careful organization, planning, and skilled execution. This article looks at some common mistakes you should avoid when writing a grant proposal. Continued...


How to Write an Essay

You've created the blueprint for a perfect paper: outlined the framework, devised a great thesis statement and located enough evidence to support your argument. What remains to be done, is to analyze those facts in original and intriguing ways. Continued...


Scientific Papers: Plain Talk on What Your Professor Wants

You've heard professors describe writing using such descriptors as "it sparkles," "lovely voice," and "flows beautifully," but what do those things mean in plain English? Read on to get the inside scoop. Continued...


Essay Writing: Traffic Signals for the Reader

You're writing an essay, and you want a good grade, or at least to make yourself understood. How can you make this easier for your reader? Continued...


Improve Your Writing Skills: Great Writing Is in the Details

If you've been told time and time again that you express great ideas in your essay writing but your writing needs polishing, you aren't alone. The following tips will help improve your writing skills and turn you into a great writer. Continued...


How to Research a Term Paper

When embarking on a research paper or term paper, think of yourself as a detective. You will not only search for information, but also delve into the whys and wherefores behind the subject material, seeking to provide elucidation through your written analysis. Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: How to Write a Thesis or Dissertation

This is the second article in a series that outlines the mechanics of doctorial dissertation writing. It provides potential PhDs with tips on how to handle the difficult tasks of selecting a thesis topic, a supervisor and a thesis committee. Continued...




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