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Three Common Grammar Errors to Avoid

Strong research and a well-organized set of arguments will put you well on your way to a top-grade paper. But there’s one thing that many of us find unexpectedly challenging: grammar and mechanics. Using proper grammar isn’t just a finishing touch—it’s a crucial component to making sure that your writing […]

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10 Words that Make Your Teachers Cringe

Academic writing can be tough to tackle. We usually don’t write research papers in the same way we talk or text in our everyday lives. Prime example: when have you ever wrote “yeah” or “hahaha” in a class paper? Since writing for an assignment uses a different “voice,” it can […]

A Color Coded Guide to the Eight Buffalo Sentence

Buffalo written eight times is a grammatically correct sentence that sounds crazy but actually means something. To crack the code of this mystical combo, there are diagrams, articles and videos all over the internet. Some can be helpful, others make an already confusing sentence even more confusing. Everyone learns differently, […]

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How to Make Sure Your Sources Are Legit

by Amanda Clark You just got the assignment: the infamous end-of-year research paper. Your teacher, Mrs. Citey, is a stickler when it comes to bibliographies, and you’re nervous because you don’t know where to find legit sources. The internet is a wealth of information, but that also makes it hard […]

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4 Note-Taking Systems To Consider

Taking clear and effective notes is an important skill for all students, and essential for effective self-study, paper-writing and revision—but which method is best? We take a look at four popular note-taking systems and the differences between them: The Cornell Method This method not only makes note taking quicker and […]