Category Archives: Academic Writing

How to Avoid Plagiarism: Ways and Tips

Plagiarism is “copying” or “borrowing” another person’ ideas or words without proper citing. Committing plagiarism is considered to be a serious offence. The penalties vary widely from deduction of marks or failing an exam to disfellowship from the university. Using another author’s intellectual property without permission is thought to be an academic dishonesty.
However, it doesn’t mean that you should not use the writings of other authors. Citing helps you to make your work more persuasive and to clarify the sources of your essay for the reader. In addition, your colleagues or professor will have the ability to check if your statements are valid and trustworthy.

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Why Academic Writing Is Good for You

You probably have heard about the exercise that is said to develop your creativity and writing skills. The aim of such exercise is to describe the opposite of what you always think of a subject or matter. Academic writing will be the subject of the day. Most of the time we advocate the opinion that rewriting thoughts of smart people into your own paper will barely do some good for you, and formatting your essay can legitimately result in a neurotic personal state. But this time, we take the challenge of saying something good about academic writing. Will we be able to withstand the challenge, or will we fall?

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Academic Writing Actually Can Help You! Here’s How

We often stress the fact that academic writing is pretty much a useless activity, and that students who don’t like it should avoid it by all means. What we mean is if you enjoy creating research papers, we are ready to encourage you in every way and provide an endless supply of interesting topics. But if you, like most students, feel bored and stressed, we would like to encourage you a little by proving that academic writing does have a helpful side. And no, that side is not giving you the ability to do a weekly workload in five hours, though this one still is worthy of mentioning.

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Infographic: 6 Steps on How to Write a Progress Report

Do you need to complete a progress report? Our simple tips and steps to write a progress report will definitely help you. Completing papers of this type can be boring, but the reality is that it is quite useful for both sides — you and your superior. Think about this task as the opportunity to share your achievements and problems with someone who can change the state of affairs.

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Scary Halloween Stories to Keep Everybody Up at Night

Scary Halloween stories are not only about ghosts, vampires, monstrous zombies, spiders and webs in old uncouth castles, traditional mystical mirrors, bloody pumpkins and cruel murders, etc. They are also about the writing process and techniques of creating terrifying tales. One is required to know how to write a scary story to frighten the audience to death. There are no strict rules or a particular formula for writing this kind of composition. You should simply improvise. People like fear, so do your best to scare them. Continue reading

How to Obtain Good Writing Skills

Good writing can be harder than it seems. Knowing how to write is really important and it is a required skill for success in school and in your work life. If you write well, it will help you to communicate effectively. Our tips will help you to strengthen your writing.

    • Forget about jargon. It is rather easy to fall into the habit of using jargon that doesn’t mean anything. Good writing means that you should stick to clear words that get your point across.

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    How to Come Up with a Perfect Academic Paper

    Most students find it difficult to write academic papers that can bring them the highest grades. This problem is common to students belonging to different fields of study. The reason for this problem is common as well. The main reason is the lack of knowledge and skills required to deal with papers. Our tips will help you enhance the quality of your writing, no matter what kind of paper you are dealing with. Continue reading

    Effective Persuasive Techniques – Part 1

    Persuasion is a talent. Possessing the skill of persuasion can accomplish many goals in a short time; in history, we have examples of people who had the gift of persuasion, and who changed the world: Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi, Buddha, and even such people as Hitler. Although you are definitely not Mahatma Gandhi, you will still need persuasion techniques in your daily life. Why? Well, if you are a student, you will need to write a persuasive essay sooner or later. Fortunately, you have found this guide on the most common persuasive writing techniques, so now you can feel confident.
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    Bored with Social Studies Projects? We Can Solve Your Problem


    History and anthropology may be in the past, but we still have the data to talk about these subjects proficienlty, and academic papers on these subjects are certainly not abolished yet. Understanding of the main facts, the importance of critical events, important consistent patterns, etc. is not enough for accomplishing social studies projects. You should know more – how to organize your ideas, how to carry out the research, what to mention in the introduction and conclusion, in what way to choose the most relevant ideas, and so on. This list can be endless unless you are a guru in writing projects and write them without any effort.

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    How to Get Benefits from Cool Infographics in Studies

    Infographics or informational graphics are one of the most convenient visual tools to present your data laconically. Cool infographics are widely used in social media marketing and presentations. Why not use them in studies? They will help not only to present a lot of information in one slide, but also to impress your instructor and your classmates. For example, if you want to demonstrate the demographics for the last 100 years in some country, or if you want to compare the economics of two regions, or if you want to make an unusual resume to demonstrate your practical skills in Web-design, infographics are a perfect discovery for you.
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