One of the greatest aspects of college experience is being a part of a great college tradition. Traditions can provide school spirit and overall well-being at college for many students. Here, you will find the best college traditions based on college histories, overall uniqueness and amount of student participation. Continue reading
Comfort and atmosphere play a great role in getting a quality study session. The only problem is that some of these university libraries are so beautiful that it is difficult to concentrate on studying. Continue reading
Writing is known as one of the most essential skills a student can possess. However, many students underestimate this skill, and few teachers devote enough time and resources to show students how to write effectively. Here, your will find the main principles and tips for improving writing skills. Continue reading
Paragraph writing can be intimidating, particularly in the early stages of an essay. The eigh-sentence paragraph burst is one style of essay writing that is designed to get writers past those early stages of essay creation. The eight-sentence format can be boiled down to the following six elements: topic sentence, first major support, first minor support, second major support, second minor support and conclusion. Continue reading
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Effective listening skills are a valuable part of high school or college communication courses. Strong listening skills make it easier to understand complex concepts, remember important facts, and interact with classmates and teachers in constructive ways. Even though communication courses require talking and observation, listening is an ideal way to pick up subtle cues that might otherwise go unnoticed. Continue reading
Diploma mills take money from unsuspecting individuals by providing a piece of paper that does not support the principles and ethics provided with a real diploma. The Higher Education Opportunity Act states that diploma mills provide degrees for a fee and lack accreditation or course structure to support the education presumed by the diploma. Continue reading
You need to know how to describe the science that you do in a way that convinces the reader that your work is worth taking seriously. The purpose of lab reports is not so much to see if you did bold, original work, as it is to give you practice in writing reports, so that you’ll be able to do it well when you do bold original work. Continue reading
We tend to mystify the process of critical writing by thinking of it as the product of genius rather than labor, but it often uses some of the same processes as hard science: forming a hypothesis, collecting data, testing the data against the hypothesis, and then reaching a conclusion.
We suggest that you try to make the process of writing a college research paper as interesting and pleasant as possible, as well as logical. How do you do this? Follow these easy steps! Continue reading
How to proofread? Here is the checklist of items to look out for, during the proofreading process.
Some elements of paper writing are not a matter either of the words themselves, or of punctuation, but, rather, are matters of alignment, layout and consistency, or inconsistency.
- Check that your layout (page margins, line spacing, heading style, etc.) conforms to the format prescribed by your instructor.
- Keep an eye out for changes in font face, or size.
- Check all text that is underlined, italicized, bold face, and any other special text format.
- Check for consistency in page margins, line spacing, outline numbering, and paragraph indentation. Continue reading
Like introductions, conclusions are important because they leave an impression. The kind of conclusion you write, will vary to fit the overall picture and purpose of your essay. But, a good conclusions should make readers glad that they read your essay.
You may have been taught that the purpose of a conclusion is to summarize all the points you have developed. This kind of summary conclusion may be a good idea, if you have written a long piece, like a book chapter, or scientific report. But, for shorter essays you write in most of your university classes, it’s usually not a very effective way to end. Continue reading