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Understanding Active Versus Passive Voice

Active voice and passive voice are two things that are often discussed in college English classes. Depending on which one you use it can change the tone of your writing and it can alter how the information that you present … Continue reading


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Tips to Improve Tone in Your Writing

When you are writing a research paper you probably do not think much about the tone because most people tend to focus a lot more on the research and how they will analyze it. However, your tone plays a major … Continue reading


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Tips for Writing a Response Paper

When you are taking college classes you will have to write at least one response paper, as these are very popular in classes that encourage debate. These are first-person papers so the rules are quite different than those of traditional … Continue reading


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Quick Tips to Effectively Proofread Your Paper

After you write the first draft of your research paper, you will do a full proofread of all content. A full proofread is also done before you turn in your final draft. Proofreading properly ensures that your information is clear, … Continue reading


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Quick Tips for Writing Analysis Essays

Analysis essays will challenge your critical thinking skills and will help you to learn how to better determine which research is credible and which is not. With this type of paper you will be looking at the different ideas and … Continue reading


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Learning About the Two Styles of Paper Drafting

When you are working on your first draft, you have a few options when it comes to how you get it done. This will help you to set the tone and pace of your paper, and it also helps you … Continue reading


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How to Write an Effective Critique Paper

Critique papers are common throughout college, especially when you are taking psychology and science classes. These papers allow you to look at how research is conducted and how to analyze and interpret the results. You can take a critical stance … Continue reading


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How to Make Your Writing More Concise

When you are writing papers it is important that you are concise and to the point. This makes your writing flow better and helps in getting your point across. Adding too much irrelevant information can cloud your analysis and research, … Continue reading


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How to Avoid Redundancy in Writing

It is easy to become redundant when you are writing, but it is important to be mindful and actively work to avoid it. You should use as few words as necessary to get your meaning across, according to the American … Continue reading


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General Rules for Formal Written English

When you are writing research papers for school, formal written English will be necessary the majority of the time. This is a professional style of writing that leaves out slang and ensures that you are properly addressing your audience. There … Continue reading


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