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    The Top Essays and Assignment Writing Tips for Students
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    The Various Steps to writing an Essay

    An essay consists of three parts i.e. Introduction, Discussion or the Body of the essay and Conclusion.

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    Essay Keywords

    The Keywords that one needs to look for in an essay prompt in order the gauge the type of essay required to be written. Look for Directive or process words in your topic that state what you are expected to do in an essay. You should highlight and make a note of these keywords in the essay prompt such as ‘explain’, ‘compare,’ ‘contrast’ ‘discuss,’ ‘evaluate’ etc. that will give you an idea of the type of essay you are expected to write.

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    Tips for Writing a Good Essay
    • Read the essay prompt with utmost attention to comprehend the question, looking for Directive or process words in your topic that state what you are expected to do in an essay. You should highlight and make a note of these keywords in the essay prompt such as ‘explain’, ‘compare,’ ‘contrast’ ‘discuss,’ ‘evaluate’ etc. that will give you an idea of the type of essay you are expected to write.
    • Choose your topic
    • Brainstorm ideas and jot down your thoughts and ideas pertaining to the topic. While brainstorming ideas, it is essential to keep in mind the questions that are essential to discern the context of the essay, ensure that your essay includes adequate evidence that support your arguments. In addition, you should include any new line of thought or ideas generated by the question as well as probable lines of argument, thought and research.
    • Build an outline: It is always advisable to create an essay outline before writing an essay. Below is a Sample of an Essay Outline

      Introduction paragraph

      • First sentence
      • Thesis statement

      Body paragraph

      • Provide statistics and relevant
      • Information pertaining to the subject
      • Research undertaken on the topic

      Conclusion paragraph

      • Reiterate your thesis statement
      • Provide supporting arguments
      • Write a call to action
    • Edit and Proofread your essay: After you have finished writing your essay, edit and proofread your work. Check the structure of your essay and ensure that you have used the correct format. Revise and double check your paper to ensure that the sentences are well constructed and there is a smooth flow of thoughts with paragraphs flowing into each other effortlessly. Check for spelling mistakes, grammatical errors and punctuation marks and make changes if required. Delete irrelevant sections and improve expressions by altering the vocabulary. Ensure that your essay does not exceed the word count or fall short of it. Finally, write the final draft of your essay and submit it within the cutoff date.
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    Tips to write a good Introduction and Conclusion
    • Write the Introductory paragraph: After you have created a thesis statement, write an interesting introductory paragraph. Make the introduction of your essay interesting in order to draw and retain the attention of your readers.
    • Write the body paragraphs: In this section of the essay, you should describe, explain or put forth your arguments. Each paragraph should elucidate a separate idea. The paragraph should begin with an introductory sentence followed by the central idea, backed with examples and requisite information and examples. You should also ensure that you cite all the reference materials that you use.
    • Write the Conclusion paragraph: The conclusion of an essay provides you with a chance to summarize your ideas. Make it short and concise. Refrain from introducing new ideas while writing your conclusion and only summarize your previous arguments. You may choose to reaffirm your thesis statement and support your stance once again.
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    Editing and proofreading your essay

    After you have finished writing your essay, edit and proofread your work. Below are a list of editing and proofreading tips:

    • Pay attention to Capitalization and Acronyms
    • Check Hyphens and hyphenated words, Em Dashes, and En Dashes
    • Check spellings
    • Check for grammatical errors
    • Check to ensure that there is no error in language and construction of sentences and paragraphs.
    • Check Headings and Formatting
    • Check to ensure that you have cited all your references, otherwise your essay will be considered a plagiarized piece of work.
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    Plagiarism

    Plagiarism can be termed as wrongful appropriation or stealing and publication of the thoughts, language, expressions or ideas of another writer and passing it off as one’s own. Plagiarism is an example of academic dishonesty, violates trust and is breach of ethics. Using the writing of others without acknowledging them is an act of plagiarism. Students caught indulging plagiarism, can fail in their exams, undergo academic probation, or even expulsion.

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    Referencing and Citations

    A reference provides the readers the particulars about the source and offers an understanding of the nature of the source material that is used and also gives the reader an option to find the source if required. The references are always listed at the end of the essay. A citation informs the readers the source of a particular information. While writing an essay, thesis, term paper, dissertation or any other piece of writing, it is absolutely mandatory to refer and cite your sources, clearly mentioning their origin and acknowledging the respective writers whose works who you have referred to while writing your essay.

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    Various styles of Referencing

    There are several ways of citing resources. Listed below are some examples:

    • APA
    • HARVARD
    • CHICAGO/TURBANIAN
    • MLA
    • VANCOUVER
    • OSCOLA
    • AMA
    • ACA
    • IEEE
    • NLM
    • AAA
    • APSA
    • OXFORD
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    Critical Writing

    Critical writing refers to a piece of writing that is critical in nature. Unlike descriptive writing, critical writing entails extensive research. Critical writing evaluates more than one source of information in order to put forth an argument. One requires a critical bent of mind to write a critical piece of work.

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