Try to find a subject that actually interests you.

Try to find a subject that actually interests you.

  • Find a topic.
    1. While you explore the topic, narrow or broaden your target and focus on something that gives the most results that are promising.
    2. Do not choose a huge subject when you have to submit at least 25 pages if you have to write a 3 page long paper, and broaden your topic sufficiently.
    3. Consult your class instructor (as well as your classmates) in regards to the topic.
  • Explore the topic.
    1. Find primary and sources that are secondary the library.
    2. Read and critically analyse them.
    3. Take down notes.
    4. Compile surveys, collect data, gather materials for quantitative analysis (if these are good ways to investigate the topic more deeply).
    5. Show up with new ideas about the topic. Make an effort to formulate your opinions in a sentences that are few.
    6. Write a outline that is short of future paper.
      1. Review your notes and other materials and enrich the outline.
      2. Attempt to estimate just how long the individual parts will be.
    7. It is helpful if you’re able to talk about your plan to a few friends (brainstorming) or to your professor.
      1. Do others understand what you want to say? (más…)