Swift Synonyms

To keep your word choice interesting, it’s helpful to avoid using the same word over and over again. Check out some variations of these frequently used words: *Note: Synonyms don’t always directly replace other words. Be sure to check if the synonym...

How to Write a Formal Email

General Guidelines: Use a professional email address! DO: use your school email address DO NOT: use the email address you created when you were 12 Write a short, meaningful, specific note in the subject line. DO: BU101 Paper Question DO NOT: HELP! I have an important...

Tips to Proofread Your Own Paper

Take a step back. Phew. You finished your paper before it’s due! Take that spare time (even if it’s only 20 minutes) to proofread. Words and phrases that make sense in your head while you’re writing don’t always make sense a couple hours later...

9 Quick Tips to Step Up Your Writing

Craft your thesis carefully. Answer the prompt. You may have an A+ idea, but you won’t get an A+ for not answering the question. Make it an argument, not a summary. At the college level, your professor doesn’t want a book report. A thesis should connect...

APA Style

APA style is most commonly used for Business, Social Sciences and Education. If you need more information beyond this source, check out Purdue Owl. Headings: APA citation requires a cover page (Note the centered format and information). Title of Your Paper Author...