Congratulations! You’ve successfully selected your research topic. Now that you’ve finished that task, the real work begins! THE RESEARCH. This is a part of the process that you do not want to procrastinate on! Even if you wait till the last few weeks to write your actual paper, it is the research process itself that is going to put you behind and slow you down! Trust me. You definitely want to get ahead of the game when it comes to this part of your research project because
You probably think that you're not familiar with the Kubler-Ross model (aka the 5 Stages of Grief) but you more than likely have actually experienced it every time your professor has told you that you were going to have to write a research paper! Don't believe me? Let's walk through the 5 Stages You Feel When Writing a Paper. 1. Denial What's that you say? A research paper? Due in 3 weeks? Oh, I'll have plenty of time to write that! No problem! It's all good! I've got this.
Being handed an open-topic essay is one of the best and worst parts about college. It's liberating and terrifying at the same time—but it doesn't have to paralyze you! There are a few quick, easy solutions to starting what seems like an impossibly large project, but the best part of all is that there is no wrong way to do these. If one solution isn't working for you, you can switch over to another; before you know it, you'll be all done. 1. Pick a Topic This is NOT as hard as
When it comes to choosing a topic for a research paper, the choice of which route to take can seem daunting. Overwhelming though a project may be, starting research on a new project doesn't have to be an unwelcome challenge, but rather an opportunity to learn something new! As a researcher and writer, you have the opportunity to explore less frequented realms of knowledge, and that's a pretty cool thing, right? In order to help you on your journey, here are a couple quick ti
With Spring Semester in full swing, it feels like research papers and essays are due every other week. In order to make sure that your writing exceeds your professors’ expectations, here are 5 Tips on How to Make Your Papers Even Better! Know Your Thesis There’s nothing worse than watching a movie with seemingly no point (I’m looking at you Sharknado) and your writing is no different! It’s frustrating to get halfway through a paper and realize that there’s no clear point or