Thesis statements are given a lot of attention in academic writing. We’re often told by our professors that they should be “strong” and “clear.” We need to “argue” for and “support” our thesis statements. They get all the spotlight in …

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All too often, I work with students whose professors tell them, “Don’t use passive voice!”  During these particular consultations, I soon discover that most students have no idea how to distinguish between active and passive voice.  As a result, they …

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So your professor says your assignment has to be in APA format … Have no fear!  We’ve got some resources and recommendations that can help with any APA anxieties that you may have. But first – let’s talk about what …

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