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Chicago Referencing – How to Cite a Book

The Chicago Manual of Style actually sets out rules for two separate citation styles: in-text...

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5 Tips for a Healthy Study-Life Balance at College

Depending who you ask, college is either a) all about learning and developing skills for...

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APA Referencing: What You Need to Know

Although produced by the American Psychological Association, APA referencing is used to cite sources in...

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How to Ask for an Awesome Letter of Recommendation

.A letter of recommendation is exactly what it sounds like: a letter from someone you...

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Word Choice: Envelop vs. Envelope

Some words look or sound unhelpfully similar to others, which can be confusing if you...

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Proofreading and Formatting: What’s the Difference?

At Proofed, we do everything we can to make sure your written work is error...

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How to Set Line Spacing in Microsoft Word

In the old days, getting a document written up neatly involved having a medieval monk...

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Word Choice: Elicit vs. Illicit

Some words sound so alike you’d struggle to hear the difference, even when they’re obviously...

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Spelling Tips: The “Y” to “I” Rule

When a word ends in a vowel plus “-y,” it’s usually easy to modify it...

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How to Use Conjunctions: As Far As, Since, and Even Though

We use conjunctions (e.g., “and” or “but”) to build grammatical sentences, which in turn allows...

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Comparison Words: Although, Whereas and Despite

Academic writing often involves comparing and contrasting arguments or opinions. There are many words you...

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APA Referencing – How to Cite a Journal Article

The APA style guide (7th edition) is used by hundreds of journals, publishers, and academic...

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