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Should You Use Past or Present Tense When Citing Researchers’ Work?

There’s a lot that researchers have to think about when writing papers. Not only do...

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5 Wordle Alternatives for Word Game Lovers

Whether you’re a busy professional taking a break from work, or an author looking to...

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Word Choice: However or Nevertheless?

Getting your writing perfect can be challenging. However, we’re here to help. Nevertheless, there are...

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When to Include Page Numbers in a Citation

If you’re a student or researcher, you’ll need to learn how to use references in...

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Which Font Should You Choose for Your Resume?

When writing a resume, your top concern is likely to emphasize your professional experience, qualifications,...

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Grammar Tips: A Guide to Comparatives

A comparative is the form of an adjective or adverb used to compare one thing...

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Decimal Points: Periods or Commas?

English grammar and punctuation can be a constant learning curve, whether you’re a native speaker...

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Common Word Origin Facts: Real or Myth?

The internet is full of interesting stories about the origins and history of different words....

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How to Punctuate However in the Middle of a Sentence

Many writers are unsure about what punctuation to use with the word however. Does it...

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A Guide to Indenting Paragraphs

Indentation refers to the gap between the left-hand margin and the beginning of text on...

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Tips for Writing a Personal Essay

A personal essay typically describes a significant event or circumstance and how it has impacted...

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Figures and Tables – Should You Add a Caption?

In the world of academia, there are a lot of rules. So many rules that...

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