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10 Academic Phrases Your Writing Doesn't Need

10 Academic Phrases Your Writing Doesn't Need

Don't let overly complex language cloud your meaning. Reducing your use of these 10 academic phrases will help you write clearly and compellingly.
Close Reading Strategies to Help You Dig into a Text

Close Reading Strategies to Help You Dig into a Text

Move beyond the surface, and dig into the rich soil of a text using these close reading strategies.
How Academic Writing Differs from Other Forms of Writing

How Academic Writing Differs from Other Forms of Writing

Become a master of academic writing by learning how it differs from other forms of writing.
How Do I Know If I'm Plagiarizing?

How Do I Know If I'm Plagiarizing?

Although plagiarism sometimes consists of a simple copy-and-paste of someone else's words, it is often much subtler than that. Here are eight ways plagiarism can sneak into your writing (even when you don't intend for it to).
How Proofreading Can Drastically Improve Your Writing

How Proofreading Can Drastically Improve Your Writing

Proofreading is a key part of the writing process. Find out how thorough proofreading can take your essay from good to great.
How to Format a Scientific Paper

How to Format a Scientific Paper

You've done the research. You've carefully recorded your lab results and compiled a list of relevant sources. But how do you format your paper to ensure that every detail is correct? Read on to find out how to format your paper.
How to Use et al. in an Academic Paper

How to Use et al. in an Academic Paper

Not sure how to use et al. in your essay? Learn the ins and outs of this tricky phrase with examples from the 90s cult classic Clueless.
How to Write a Paragraph

How to Write a Paragraph

Paragraphs are to an essay what walls are to a house. Find out how to write a paragraph well and build an essay that is structurally sound.
How to Write a Scholarship Essay

How to Write a Scholarship Essay

These tips will teach you how to write a scholarship essay that captures attention and that illustrates why you deserve the scholarship.
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