Essay Writing

Essay Writing Hacks. Part I

Today’s article is all about essay writing hacks. Because I can ask how to write an excellent essay so often and I really feel like writing an essay can be really stressful for a lot of students, so I really wanted to write this article and share my top tips of how to write an awesome essay, feel confident and to tackle essay writing stress, because essay writing is sort of compulsory. When it comes to school and essay writing is probably the most common assignment that we’re given, so it’s really important that we get a hang of it early on and feel really confident in our abilities to write an awesome essay.

It’s time for some essay writing hacks:

Number one I really recommend it you guys: take some time out to research your topic.

There is no point even beginning to write your plan or writing your essay if you don’t fully understand the topic and it’s really important that you do spend even a couple of days researching it, because you want to utilize a number of different resources and researching the topic does take a bit of time, so give yourself enough time to fully understand the topic and even consider asking your teachers or lecturers if they recommend any additional resources for you to use. They might be able to give you some really helpful resources or there might also be compulsory resources that you need to reference in your essay as well.

When you’ve researched your topic in depth it’s time to begin the essay plan, because writing an essay plan is honestly like half of the work. Your essay plan is the backbone of your essay, it’s going to help you to write an excellent essay, it’s going to help you form like all of your points. Make sure ideas flow logically that they’re to the point that everything is really relevant. It’s really important you take your time here and not just rush through it and write down a couple of different flow. I’m a scrunched-up piece of hope that you found in your trash. Put pen to paper and begin writing an essay plan mode. This is really important that you read, the question very carefully, because your question will often contain different task words or key words that will help decide on the way that you actually approach addressing the essay question, so there might be different words such as: explain, discuss, compare, contrast – all of these task words need to be addressed differently and this is going to be something that your teacher or lecturer looks at very carefully.

When it comes time to marking your essay and making sure that the question was appropriately addressed, now, for example, if your essay question asks you to compare, it’s really important to look at different similarities and differences for different concepts ideas and events or if it asks you to discuss or outline, it’s important to give a detailed description. Take some time out to read it really carefully, underline different key words in the essay, questions, highlight them. Make sure that you are giving yourself enough time to fully understand what is being asked of you.