Academic Writing Checklists | Free & Interactive

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Choosing Your College Essay Topic | Ideas & Examples

College essay topic checklist

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College application checklist

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College admissions essay checklist

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: What Are Credible Sources & How to Spot Them | Examples

Checklist: Is my source credible?

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Checklist: Academic writing

Checklist: Academic writing

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Checklist for academic essays | Is your essay ready to submit?

Checklist: Essay

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to write an essay introduction | 4 steps & examples

Checklist: Essay introduction

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Checklist: Research paper

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to Write a Statement of Purpose | Example

Checklist: Statement of purpose

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to Avoid Plagiarism | Tips on Citing Sources

Checklist: Plagiarism prevention

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Checklist: Writing a dissertation

Checklist: Dissertation

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to Write an Abstract | Steps & Examples

Checklist: Abstract

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Tables in your dissertation

Checklist: Tables

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to Write a Thesis or Dissertation Introduction

Checklist: Introduction

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to Write a Results Section | Tips & Examples

Checklist: Research results

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Checklist: Discussion

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Checklist: Recommendations

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to Write a Thesis or Dissertation Conclusion

Checklist: Conclusion

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Research Paper Appendix | Example & Templates

Checklist: Appendix

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Email contact with your dissertation supervisor

Checklist: Formal email contact

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Koen has written multiple theses and founded, together with Bas and Richard, the thesis editing company Scribbr in 2012.