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How to Write a Good Essay or Research Paper : Student - Helps

Essay WritingYour writing course should help you with learning how to write a good essay.  Here are a few easy helps for those who struggle with essay writing.

The Five Paragraph Essay formula is a simple outline for organizing thoughts. 



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CRLS Research Guide which also includes an online outline maker.

Sample MLA style undergrad paper suitable for reference by late high school students.

A Bibliography is all the works you have used in your research. A Works Cited page lists the works which are directly referenced in your writing. You may be asked to include both Works Cited and a Bibliography.

When should I add a Works Cited page, a Bibliography, or a Reference page?

When You Must Cite. Excellent page from Yale University regarding citations.