How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: Step 4. Finalise the Essay Plan.

This article is part of the series ‘How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: The Six Steps to Academic Essay Writing’. One article in this series will be published on the Elite Editing blog each day this week. You can also access them through the Elite Editing website at https://www.eliteediting.com.au What should be finished before I start writing? In Step 2 of the essay writing process, you would have drafted a rough essay plan before you began your research. During the research process (as explained in Step 3), you would have developed this plan further as you learned more information on your topic. The first draft of your essay plan may have looked like this: Introduction (150 words) 1) Thesis …

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How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: Step 3. Conduct the Research Part Two: Research Skills and Academic Sources

Part Two: Research Skills and Academic Sources This article is part of the series ‘How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: The Six Steps to Academic Essay Writing’. One article in this series will be published on the Elite Editing blog each day this week. You can also access them through the Elite Editing website at https://www.eliteediting.com.au Have you ever received feedback on an assessment telling you that the sources you used were not academic? Have you ever used Wikipedia or another non-academic source in your research? Do you find knowing what sources to use and what sources not to use confusing? Do you have trouble knowing where to go to get the information you need for your research? Being …

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How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: Step 3. Conduct the Research Part One: Organising your Research using a Research Document

Part One: Organising your Research using a Research Document This article is part of the series ‘How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: The Six Steps to Academic Essay Writing’. One article in this series will be published on the Elite Editing blog each day this week. You can also access them through the Elite Editing website at https://www.eliteediting.com.au Do you ever have any of these problems? Have you ever started to write an essay and found that you were staring at a blank screen and a flashing cursor? Did you feel like you were starting from scratch? Have you ever started writing an essay and found that you could not remember some of the information you read? Or tried …

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How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: Step 2. Draft the Essay Plan

This article is part of the series ‘How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: The Six Steps to Academic Essay Writing’. One article in this series will be published on the Elite Editing blog each day this week. You can also access them through the Elite Editing website at https://www.eliteediting.com.au Have you ever borrowed some books to start your research and realised you did not know where to begin? Have you ever spent time reading a great deal of information that in the end was irrelevant to the essay or assignment you were working on? Have you ever started to write your essay and realised you had too much information on one topic, and not enough information on another topic? …

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How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: Step 1. Analyse the Question

There are generally two types of essays: argumentative essays and explanatory essays. In an argumentative essay, you are expected to put forward an academic argument in answer to the essay question and support your argument with academic sources (references). In an explanatory essay, you are expected to explain or describe a process or topic in answer to an essay question and support your argument with academic sources (references). Regardless of the type of essay you are writing, it is very important that you understand what is being asked of you before you begin researching and writing your essay. If you are given a question: You must be sure that you understand all parts of the question and what it is …

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How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: The Six Steps to Academic Essay Writing

How to Write Distinction Essays Every Time: The Six Steps to Academic Essay Writing There are six steps to writing an academic essay. If you follow each of these steps correctly, you will find that you can write university essays┬áthat will earn you a distinction (or high distinction) every time. It is simply a matter of understanding what steps to follow, and then completing each of them thoroughly. Download our 10 Point Checklist: Are you ready to submit your essay? This article provides an outline and brief description of each of these steps. It is an introduction to a series of articles that will examine each step in more depth. Reading just this article alone will provide you with assistance …

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