Well, folks, it’s that time of year again, that horrendous, tedious, threatening, scary, stressful time. We shall call it – deadline season…By Thomas Stewart
Retrospect can be great for self-improvement but for me it is only an unkind reminder of all the things I did wrong whilst writing my dissertation. So someone may as well benefit from my mistakes and that someone may as well be you…By Nuala Clarke Continue reading “Here’s how not to do your dissertation”
Postgraduate stress, otherwise known as the scourge of spring, manifests when inkwells and printer cartridges have run low, when tensions are high and essays nigh due…By Eric Baron.
Whether you’re feeling trapped by your reading list or suffering from lit review paranoia, Library databases are the key to finding all those riveting articles for well-researched assignments and glittering bibliographies. Follow us into the wormhole …By Karina Beck.
Dissertations: the mere thought of all those words is enough to give you a headache – following these tips will last longer than the Paracetamol…by Nuala Clarke.
It’s ok to pass someone else’s work for your own as long as this doesn’t exceed 10% of your assignment. It makes you sound clever if you pass an academic’s work off as your own. My tutor wants to know how many authoritative sources I’ve read, not what I think of them…..by Tracy Dix
Academic writing, especially for dissertations, can be an effort for even the best scholar. A few simple tips, however, can help you achieve your potential.
Make no mistake: academic writing is scary. Proper, watch-from-behind-your-hands, fall-off-your-chair, check-under-your-bed scary. But it is a monster which can be bested. In fact, just a few simple tips and tricks can give you the proverbial weapons to slay the dragon and conquer the realms of academic writing, to transform from penitent procrastinator to a maestro of making it happen. …by Tom Bray