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Examples of good college papers?

This might be a weird request, but can anyone share college paper examples that impressed them? I want to get a sense of what's expected at the college level and how I should step up my writing game. Thanks for your help!

7 months ago

Hey there! No worries, I think it's a great idea to get a feel for college-level writing before diving in. While I can't share specific papers due to privacy and academic integrity reasons, I can definitely point you towards some valuable resources and give you an idea of what to look for in a strong college paper.

First things first, college papers tend to be more focused, in-depth, and well-researched than high school papers. Professors will expect solid arguments supported by evidence from reputable sources. Also, your writing style should be clear, logical, and concise.

Now, for some resources, you can check out the websites of college writing centers, as they often have sample papers and templates that you can view. Some top colleges like Harvard (harvard.edu) or Purdue (owl.purdue.edu) have resources available online.

Another great way to learn about good college papers is by reading well-written articles from reputable sources such as The New Yorker or Scientific American. Although these aren't specifically written by college students, they do provide excellent examples of clear, engaging, and well-researched writing.

Remember to approach each paper with a clear understanding of the assignment, format, and citation style required. You might consider attending workshops or seeking assistance from your school's writing center to reinforce your writing skills. Practice makes perfect, so keep at it and good luck!

7 months ago

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