Category Archives: Essay Tips
Transitional Words (Making an Essay Flow)

A well-written essay should flow clearly between paragraphs and sections. This will help your reader follow your argument, showing how everything is connected. However, this means making effective use...

16 January 2017 | 1 comments



7 Ways to Develop an Argument in an Essay

Writing an essay is, fundamentally, a case of arguing a point. But unlike when two feuding wrestlers meet in the ring, ‘arguing’ here doesn’t mean shouting at someone you disagree with. Rather, ...

16 November 2016 | 0 comments



5 Tips on How to Write a Good Results Section

If you’re writing a dissertation, you shouldn’t be surprised to learn that the results section is fairly important. After all, it’s where you present your findings – the fruits of your researc...

6 May 2016 | 1 comments



Quoting Sources: Alternatives to ‘Said’

Quoting is an essential part of academic writing, allowing you to demonstrate the breadth of your research and support your arguments with evidence. As such, it’s important to quote sources properly...

19 January 2017 | 0 comments



5 Cracking Tips for Writing a Good Conclusion

Along with the introduction, the conclusion frames your essay to give it a sense of being a whole. It’s also your last opportunity to convince the reader of your argument, so it’s vital to make it...

26 February 2016 | 1 comments



5 Tips for Re-Energising when Writing an Essay

You’ve been sat at your computer for hours, trying desperately to turn your notes into something resembling a coherent essay. Try as you might, you haven’t written anything in almost an hour. You ...

31 January 2016 | 0 comments



How to Write Concisely

In academic writing, regardless of whether you’re a first year undergraduate or doctoral candidate, writing concisely is integral to communicating clearly. The same applies in many other realms of l...

26 December 2015 | 2 comments



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