Use these checklists to improve your thesis or dissertation

Overview of all checklists to improve your thesis or dissertation.

 

 

How to write an essay

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Your essay contains all the important elements! Now make sure you proofread your essay thoroughly to make sure it doesn't contain language mistakes.

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Statement of purpose for graduate school

Statement of purpose

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Your statement of purpose is ready to submit. Now you just have to finish the rest of your application - you might also have to write a personal statement.

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to write an essay introduction

Essay introduction

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You have a strong introduction - now make sure the rest of your essay is just as good.

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Writing a research paper

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Plagiarism prevention checklist

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Your document should be free of plagiarism!

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Checklist: MLA format

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Your paper should be formatted exactly to the MLA style specifications. Now you can perfect your paper using our other checklists.

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Checklist: Chicago style citation

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Your paper should be perfectly cited according to the Chicago Manual of Style. Now you can use our other checklists to finalise your document!

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Checklist: Avoid plagiarism

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Your paper should be free from plagiarism! Now it's time to run a plagiarism check, to put your mind completely at ease.

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: When and how to summarize sources

Checklist: Summarizing correctly

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The summaries throughout your thesis should be perfect! Now you can use our other checklists to improve your thesis further.

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: The step-by-step guide on how to block quote

Checklist: Block quoting correctly

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The use of block quotes in your thesis should be perfect! Now you can use our other checklists to improve your thesis further.

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to quote a source

Checklist: Quoting correctly

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The use of quotes in your dissertation should be perfect! Now you can use our other checklists to make your thesis even better.

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Dissertation layout and formatting

Checklist: Lay-out

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Checklist: Title page

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Information page of the dissertation

Checklist: Information Page

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Preface of the dissertation

Checklist: Preface

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to write an abstract

Checklist: Abstract

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Checklist: Table of Contents

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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 dissertation introduction

Checklist: Introduction

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You have a strong introduction to your research. Use the other checklists to continue improving your dissertation.

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Checklist: Problem statement

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: The theoretical framework of a dissertation: what and how?

Checklist: Theoretical Framework

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Dissertation results section

Checklist: Research results

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to write a discussion section

Discussion

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: Recommendations for a client

Checklist: Recommendations

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: How to write a thesis conclusion

Conclusion

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Checklist: Afterword

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The article this checklist belongs to can be found here: An appendix to a dissertation

Checklist: Appendix

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

Checklist: Academic essay

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Your academic essay should be perfect now!

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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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