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Expository writing for better research papers

Every college student needs to take expository writing to learn how to write clearly and concisely for an academic audience.

How many college students feel when writing a research paper. (Credit: Memesly.com)

How many college students feel when writing a research paper. (Credit: Memesly.com)

Expository writing provides instruction on writing an essay, research paper or term paper. Here is an overview of expository writing and some writing tips.  Read more

Get the FAQs for college student academics

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, college students have many questions. Some are perennial favorites, like why do I have to take electives. Others concern study habits and best strategies for a term paper. Here are a few answers to frequently asked questions and some college tips to help you get a student advantage in your academics.

College academics can be a cinch with the right tools. (Credit: Johnny Lopez & Randall Salazar)

College academics can be a cinch with the right tools. (Credit: Johnny Lopez & Randall Salazar)

Are electives not related to my major a waste of time?

Actually no, and we’ll tell you why… Read more

The consequences of buying a term paper from a custom writing paper mill: Plagiarizing by any other name

If you’re going to use someone else’s work, always remember to cite the source. (Credit: Dahn)

If you’re going to use someone else’s work, always remember to cite the source. (Credit: Dahn)

Many a student facing a deadline has thought about buying their term paper from a custom writing service, also known as a paper mill. But what they may not realize is that if they turn in that paper as their own work that they will be plagiarizing or committing an academic crime. When plagiarism is detected then the consequences can be quite costly for the student.

Rate of incidents of plagiarism

Plagiarism, or using other people’s writing and ideas without giving them credit, has increased over the past decade according to Pew Research. Plagiarism.org found that in a survey of more than 63,700 undergraduate students that: Read more

Can you say, “Plagiarize?”: Why custom writing and buying a term paper from a paper mill is a bad idea

Plagiarism is commonly found in academia. Always remember to cite your sources. (Credit: Carrot Lord)

Plagiarism is commonly found in academia. Always remember to cite your sources. (Credit: Carrot Lord)

By far one of the most stressful experiences for a student is writing a term paper, research project or essay. The idea is to write based on your own work and not to plagiarize (steal) the work of others. No problem, just get on the Internet and check out custom writing services. Also known as a paper mill, these sites say that they will create a paper on deadline that will meet the requirements of your assignment. Here are the reasons why that is a very bad idea.

What is plagiarism?

Plagiarism is when you use the words or ideas of someone else in your writing project and you don’t give the author credit for it. Read more