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by Eileen Shannon Contact
Topic: Academic life
Tags: Essays, tips, Study
Views: 8
Understanding an essay and what is being asked of you can be difficult, especially your first essay in university. Lecturers will often highlight what they expect the contents of your essay to have, however it happens quite often that you have to do all of the research on a topic that you know nothing about. In any case, there are steps that you can take along the way that aid and improve your ability to write an academic essay or paper.1st – Understand what the key components of the essay are. What are your key words? If your task a report, a study, a critique? Asking yourself these basic questions will help you be more precise when answering the question.2nd- The library is your best friend. Use its resources to its fullest extent! Search the key words of your essay or look for books and publishes papers that have similar research topics to your question. Don’t be afraid to ask the library staff for help in this matter, there are numerous faculty librarians that are... read more