1)Choose Topic

1)Pick something you love

Write about something you enjoy and feel passionate about.

2)Get advice

Ask your professor or coworkers/classmates for advice,stay original though.

3)Don’t be afraid to change your topic

If you choose a topic, begin researching, and realize that it isn’t the right decision for you,you have the ability to change it.


1)Look for empirical research

These are articles or books written by experts in your field of interest.They arefound in scientific journals or via an online search.

2)Visit the library

Take a trip to the library of your choice. Don’t be afraid to ask the librarian for help they are trained in research.

3)Look online

Use critical thinking to thoroughly read every source and determine if it is legitimate.

3) Making an Outline

1)Annotate your research

Print out your research.Read through your research, take notes on what you think is important.

2)Organize your notes

Collect all of your highlighted phrases and ideas into categories based on topic.

3)Construct a preliminary references page

Mark down the author, page number, title, and publishing information for each resource.

4)Develop your thesis

The thesis statement is a statement at the beginning of your paper that states the main goal or argument of your paper.

5)Determine main points

Write your main points down on paper, and then organize the related research under each.

6)Finalize your outline

Justify main points to the left, and indent subsections and notes from your research below each.

4) Writing Your Paper

1)Write your body paragraphs

Write the main points. Support every statement you make with evidence.

2)Write the conclusion

Restate the thesis statement, then remind the reader of the points you covered over the course of the paper.

3)Write the introduction

Introduce the larger topic, then orient the reader in the area you’ve focused on, and finally, supply the thesis statement.

4)Edit your draft

Have someone to go through your essay.

5)Create the final draft

Go through your paper and fix all mistakes. Make sure to save the paper in multiple places and print out your final draft.