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A Guide for Starting Outlines

By Jonathan Vivet You might be asking yourself what is an outline, or you might even be thinking, “Outlines? I’m better than that.” Are you sure though? An outline, no matter what format yours takes, is an organized framework that … Continue reading

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Cutting Up the Paragraph: How to use A.X.E.S. Paragraph Structure

By Erica Wirthlin Paragraphs are more than a block of text that begin with an indent and end with a period. They are a platform for analysis, criticism, and meaningful insights. Paragraph structure is key to conveying and supporting your … Continue reading

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Can You Claim You Can Write a Claim?

By: Jerson Valdez Many students know what a thesis is and how to make one, but how many students are familiar with supporting claims? What is a claim? How do you develop a great claim? How do you incorporate one … Continue reading

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Quick Guide to Blending Quotes

by:  Derrian Goebel When attempting to incorporate quotes into an essay, one of the biggest problems for students is blending the quote into their own words. A teacher asks students to provide source evidence, some students will copy/paste a quote … Continue reading

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Keep It Moving: Transitioning Between Paragraphs

By Matt Bieker When writing your papers, it is important to transition between paragraphs accordingly.  Think of transitions as the tour guides of your paper. They guide your audience from one interesting point to the next, keeping them engaged and … Continue reading

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