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8 Rules To Write A Good Essay

You must have enjoyed the whole year at college, but now comes the most crucial part of all and that is essay submission. Essay writing is a deadly reality that every student has to face to get their degree in Masters.

By following simple rules you can complete a mind-blowing essay in a quick and efficient way.

Learn To Manage Time:

Now you have just a few months left in essay submission and you haven’t even started anything about it. Relax here, do not panic. Even if there is a long list to do, you can still divide your essay work in bits and pieces, so you may be able to give proper attention to each part.

Schedule Everything:

Take a diary and make a list of everything that a essay includes. Divide each and everything in two days and time and write it down in front of it.

  • Start with writing the literature review
  • Choose the methods you are going to apply in your research
  • Mark all the sources you are going to look through
  • Start writing first draft
  • Do appropriate proofing and editing
  • Finalize your work and then do the citations.

Cover A Little Everyday:

Now that you have made the complete list to follow, it is better that without wasting extra time, you start doing a few things every day. Writing a essay is not easy, so you must start covering the difficult things at day time, for instance writing, and you leave research work for night as it is the time when you want to relax in your bed with your laptop.

Start Writing:

Essays are always so lengthy and require a lot of writing. But, it is not necessary to start all at once. You can start writing in to bits and pieces like mentioned above.
It is fine to write in parts as your mind comes up with different ideas each time. Moreover, it is not necessary to begin by writing introduction. You may start with literature review or the methods you are going to use in this.
Just make sure while you are writing don’t drag the topic much that it loses its focus or meaning. Most of the students do this to make their essay look lengthy. Remember that verbosity is not needed in essay writing.

Do Not Exceed Much From Your Word Count:

Usually it happens that when you begin writing, you normally cross the word count and exceed the limit. You must not exceed much from your word count. You can keep yourself from this, by avoiding irrelevant additions.

Make a list of Bibliography:

Having known the research writing well by now, you must know that how important referencing and bibliography is in writing essay. From the first day of research, you must mark down the author and the sources you have gathered information from. Having a list already will help you in the end when you are compiling it.

Give Yourself A Break:

It is so exhaustive that you would feel your mind blowing. But relax on your nerves, and get some break for yourself. Taking a break for a day will help your mind get relaxed and consequently generate different ideas that you can incorporate in your research work.

Proofing and Editing:

This is the most crucial part where you have to look for any errors that you have made while writing. Go through your essay, read and find out your errors and then edit them. Or, you may also seek some friend’s help or online proofreaders and editors to go through your work and help you sort out and amend those errors.

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