3 years ago
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How to write an academic paper? Requiriment for williams college

I am an international student from Brazil. Our academic papers are pretty different from American ones. How can I write an academic and creative paper?

Williams prompt:

"have the option of sharing an academic paper completed within the last year, ideally 3-5 pages in length. The paper does not need to be graded, and can be creative or analytical."

Do you have an example? A link? Any thoughts!

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3 years ago

In general when someone says an academic paper they are expecting a few things. Firstly the basics, that it is grammatically correct and uses formal language. When I think of an academic paper I think of maybe an essay written by a professor discussing a new research discovery or in your case maybe argumentative essay about something you learn in school like a book you are required to read. It says an essay completed within the last year so it seems they are expecting an essay you would of written as a school assignment.

I know you said your academic papers are different, not to mention i'm assuming it would be in portuguese but you could try picking your favorite and expanding on it. I know for my essays while they are academic they still don't usually reach more that 2 pages and a half so you could take your favorite and while rewriting it in English expand on it so it's longer.

I don't think I'm being much help but if you want I can go over the rest of the usual expectations for academic writing. Also welcome to the community! I hope you enjoy your time here.

2 years ago[edited]

In order to be able to enter a college, you need to have good grades, especially for written work, such as an essay or dissertation. Since I am already quite experienced in essays, I can say the following. It is very good to be able to write cool, meaningful, interesting, reasoned essays, especially if you are well versed in the topic you are writing about. But as far as I know, this is extremely rare. Therefore, I recommend that you turn to various services for writing written works, such as this https://studentshare.org/assignment This will save time and nerves, and this is extremely important.

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