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What is Chicago Style and How to Use It

If you are a student, following Chicago style probably means using footnotes and bibliographic entries in accordance with the rules designed by The Chicago Manual of Style or those described in Kate Turabian’s Manual for Writers. However, if you are an advanced student or a professional writer, this also implies adhering to their capitalization and […] Read more >>

MLA Format Tips
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MLA Format Tips and Guidelines

If you have grown tired of the continuous struggle with academic paper formatting and if MLA style is particularly challenging for you, you are in the right place – the article that you are reading now will shed light on the main tips and tricks concerning proper MLA formatting. Below you will find detailed and […] Read more >>

Critical Thinking Skills
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How to Improve Critical Thinking Skills

The Importance of Critical Thinking Skills The key to a good education is not about memorizing content, but to take new information and finding creative ways to apply it. For instance, a child could memorize a poem, but it does not necessarily mean that they know what it actually means. Developing good critical thinking skills […] Read more >>

APA Style for Dummies
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APA Style for Dummies

There is no way a student can graduate from college without creating at least one research paper. Of course, in reality, students write many more. For this reason, the knowledge of citation styles is indispensable. Knowing how to cite your sources does not only keep you organized but also helps you avoid problems associated with […] Read more >>

Tips for Writing an Essay
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Tips on Writing an Effective Essay

An essay is a common academic task that is assigned in many classes. Even if you are going to enter college, you will need to write a personal essay. As such, this task is unavoidable for everyone. At the same time, some students find it rather challenging to cope with it because they cannot make […] Read more >>

Writing Assignments in Psychology
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Writing Assignments in Psychology

Being a student of the psychology department or taking a course in this field is exciting and educational, as it implies processing tones of interesting information about the human psyche and brain and discovering new aspects of your own character. Along with reading and learning, a lot of writing is involved, and all sorts of […] Read more >>

Procrastination
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How Procrastination is the Enemy of Every Student: Learn How to Study and Manage Your Time More Effectively!

Wasting time is inherent in every student and there are many temptations to distract them. This is a feeling everyone is familiar with. Sitting in front of a blank computer screen longing you were elsewhere. But until you have written a certain number of words, you have to remain there … just get a coffee […] Read more >>

Semicolons, Colons, And Dashes
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How and When Is It Right to Use Semicolons, Colons, and Dashes?

Before learning the principles of punctuation, it is first and foremost important to know what each punctuation mark looks like. In this article, you will find guidelines on the usage of semicolons, colons, and dashes. Read on to find out cases when to use each of these punctuation marks. Semicolons A semicolon looks like a […] Read more >>

Steps to prepare for a test or an exam
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How to Effectively Prepare for and Take a Test

One key aspect of success in undertaking tests and examinations is the ability to learn, understand and apply what one has read throughout the term period. These principles are widely believed to be applied to all kinds of people, both young and old, undertaking any form of tests or exams (Flippo, 2008). Various conditions need […] Read more >>

Writing Anxiety
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Writing Anxiety: How to Handle This Stressful Experience

What comes to your mind when you hear the phrase “writing anxiety”? The article you have just started reading deals with this very concept that may be so familiar to many people involved in writing. Writing anxiety is a special state of mind (or is a special feeling) when a person cannot focus on writing […] Read more >>