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Study Tips: How to Speed and Skim-Read Effectively

We get it. When you’re a college student, you might not have all that much...

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A Guide to Use of Fonts in Formal Writing

When it comes to picking a font for a resume, report, or any other piece...

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Punctuation Tips: Masters Degree or Master’s Degree?

Should the term master’s degree have an apostrophe or not? The short answer is yes....

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What Are Collocations?

Even if you haven’t heard of collocations, we’d bet our bottom dollar that you use...

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5 LGBT+ Novels to Read this Pride Month

Happy Pride Month! During June, the LGBTQ+ community and its allies celebrate diversity and love...

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50 Argumentative Essay Topics for Students

The goal of an argumentative essay is to persuade the reader to understand and support...

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Tips for Improving Your Poetry Writing

Continuing to develop your skills is important in any profession. As an author, improving your...

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How to Cite an Unpublished Conference Paper in MHRA

Papers presented at an academic conference are usually published as “conference proceedings,” and you would...

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What’s an Enthymeme?

Whether you realize it or not, enthymemes are a common part of everyday communication. They...

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Word Choice: Though or Although?

English is a complex language, even for native speakers. Even for the best writers, there...

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Common Issues with Tenses

Using verbs correctly is one of the trickiest parts of writing. Anyone can make mistakes...

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30+ English Words with French Origins

Have you ever wondered about the etymology of the phrase déjà vu? Like 30% of...

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