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Writing a university research paper - any tips?

Hey guys! I need to write a research paper on a university for one of my high school assignments, covering topics like its history, programs, campus life, etc. Do you have any tips or suggestions on how to approach this? And what resources would you recommend to find accurate information? Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hey there! When my child was looking into colleges, we did a lot of research, so I might have some tips for you. First, I'd start by checking out the university's official website as your main source of information. They usually have a lot of details about their history, programs, and campus life right there.

Besides that, consider reaching out to current students or alumni through social media or forums. Their insights on campus life and programs can give you a more personal and real-life perspective. You can find many helpful blogs and articles online about various colleges too, just make sure they're reliable sources. CollegeVine is quite a useful resource for this kind of thing.

Finally, don't forget to use your school's library or online databases if you need access to academic articles and publications related to the college and its programs. Good luck with your research paper! 😀

9 months ago

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