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Word Choice: That vs. Which

Mix ups over when to use ‘that’ and ‘which’ are common, especially among those for whom English is an additional language. But there’s also a difference between Australian English and Americ...

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04/06/17

How to Work Quotes into an Essay

Quoting sources is essential in academic writing. But you can’t simply copy a passage you’ve found in a book and dump it just anywhere in your essay if you want it to make sense. As well as citing...

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04/06/17

6 Tips on Writing a Personal Statement

When applying to university, you might be asked to write a personal statement. This is where you can sell yourself as a person and student, adding something to your application that grades alone can...

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04/06/17

Vancouver Referencing – Citing a Book

Vancouver is a Canadian city known for having the world’s longest wooden suspension bridge (and for being really rainy). But it’s also the name of a referencing system, which is more relevant to o...

14 June 2017 | 0 comments

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14/06/17

How to Use Heading Styles in Microsoft Word

The ‘Heading’ styles in Microsoft Word are crucial for two reasons. First, they let you quickly apply headings in a document for a tidily formatted finish. Second, they let you automatically gener...

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