7 Basic Instructions on How to Quickly Complete a Research Paper

You might have the best intentions to complete all of your assignments on time without having to procrastinate and therefore experiencing less stress in the process. However, these best intentions don’t always translate to reality, and you can often find yourself behind and in desperate need of finding a quick solution.

  • Choose Your Topic without Hesitating Too Long
  • What seems like the easiest thing to do might take you long, especially if you have any doubts as to whether your topic meets the basic requirements of the assignment. Our advice is that you break down the prompt into its simplest parts and choose your topic with hesitation.

  • Start Your Background and In-Depth Research Today!
  • The longer you wait to get started the harder it will be to find material because you will be working in a panic. Don’t put off your background and in-depth study until the following day. Start today and get as much of done as possible.

  • Draft a Clear and Concise Thesis Statement
  • After doing your background and in-depth study your mind might be choke full of ideas. The best thing to do now is to draft a clear and concise thesis statement to reign in your thoughts and guide your writing from this point forward.

  • Start Writing the Research Paper Body Paragraphs
  • Start with the body paragraphs first. This technique helps you write the core of the paper where you present your central argument and supporting evidence. Students usually find this easier than having to write the introduction and conclusion before they know what the work is about.

  • Now, Go On to the Introduction and Conclusion
  • After getting the body paragraphs completed you can start on the introduction and conclusion. Remember, an intro should provide all background information the reader needs to understand why you have embarked on this particular study. It should also feature your thesis statement. Your conclusion will sum up all the information presented in the body paragraphs as well as put the material altogether.

  • Revise, Edit and Proofread Your Research Paper
  • Though you are running on a tight schedule you still need to revise, edit and proofread your work. You are sure to be penalized if your writing is disorganized, does not demonstrate good English, and is filled with errors. So, be sure you take this step very seriously.

  • Double Check Your Citations and Works Cited Page
  • Finally, as you rush through your assignment you are likely to have made a few mistakes with your citations. Double check both in-text citations as well as the full listing that appear on the works cited page.


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