What Is a Literature Review and How Do You Write One?
Susan M. Inez
If you’re assigned to write a movie review, you need to watch a movie and then critically evaluate it. Logic dictates that if you’re assigned to write a literature review, you’d read some type of literature and then critically evaluate … Read more
2 Position Paper Examples That Stand for Something
Susan M. Inez
You’re sitting in the back of a sociology class, trying to focus on the lecture, when the prof brings up a controversial topic, such as abortion, gun control, capital punishment, or marijuana legalization. I’m almost positive that you have a … Read more
How to Write a Position Paper That Takes a Strong Stance
The year 2016 was pretty crazy, wasn’t it? It was the year of the summer Olympics in Brazil, where Michael Phelps won his 13th individual gold medal, breaking a record that was set by Leonidas of Rhodes in 152 BC. … Read more
This Position Paper Outline Will Help You Get Started
Susan M. Inez
Given the choice between going to the dentist for a root canal and writing an outline for a position paper, I’d guess there are at least of few of you who would choose the root canal—simply because you hate outlining … Read more
16 Position Paper Topics That Pick a Side
Susan M. Inez
I’m proud of you! You’ve done your homework. You’ve read up on how to write a position paper. You’ve thought about how you’ll write the outline. You’ve even brushed up on proper essay format. The next major hurdle: what to … Read more
5 Easy Tips for a Better Lab Report
Susan M. Inez
People always wish they could be better at something. Maybe you wish you could be a better gamer. Maybe you wish you could be a better snowboarder. Did you ever wish you could write a better lab report? Probably not—at … Read more
How to Write a Science Lab Report That Gets Results
Susan M. Inez
Whether you’re conducting experiments in a lab because it’s a required course for your degree or because you hope to become the next Marie Curie, one fact remains the same: you need to write a lab report after conducting your … Read more
10 Cinematic Techniques You Need to Know for a Better Essay
Susan M. Inez
Face it. Every time we watch a movie, we turn into movie critics. Lots of times, though, our critiques aren’t that involved. They’re limited to things like “That sucked!” or “That movie was awesome!” or “I love him. He’s hot!” … Read more
How to Analyze a Movie for Dramatic Effect
Susan M. Inez
You think you’ve lucked out because you’ve just been assigned to write a paper about a movie. Finally, a topic you can get into. Besides, how hard can it be to write about a movie, right? You’ve been watching movies … Read more
Here Is the Right Way and the Wrong Way to Write Topic Sentences
Great essays can make you feel like you’re on a journey—while others are more like a bad road trip. What makes the difference? Often it’s as simple as the directions you’re given along the way. To steer your readers through … Read more