Date of publication: 2017-08-14 14:04
Make sure your thesis statement is clear, specific, declarative, and on-topic. You should be able to provide the thesis statement in one or two sentences (most instructors prefer one, concise sentence) for a fairly short paper (about 6-8 pages). It is usually best stated at the end of your introduction section (the end of the first paragraph if your introduction section is only a single paragraph in length).
For the introduction section , you will need to do two things: introduce your topic and provide a thesis statement. Typically, these two tasks should be accomplished using only one paragraph for a short paper, but can be longer for longer papers.
Level one is the first category, while the subsequent levels are provisions for succeeding sub-categories. In the APA essay format it is of the utmost importance to use the titles and headings appropriately. APA makes recommendations on the APA essay headings format, where information on font, punctuation and position are provided, all of which can be viewed at :
When revising your essay, make sure your paper follows MLA style format. This page contains some general guidelines for the physical arrangement of your pages.
The first thing to notice is that the basic form of an essay is quite logical. Let 8767 s look at the standard structure of an essay starting with the most general. You can divide your paper into three main sections:
The reference list includes all sources used in the course of the essay and cited in the paper. The references should always be organized in alphabetical order. This gives an organized look to the essay.
Finally, if you have referenced outside sources, you must include a works-cited page to show your readers where you found your information use the format shown below:
Essays will be judged on whether the student is able to argue for and justify his or her view—not on whether the Institute agrees with the view the student expresses. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Atlas Shrugged.
The subject briefs cover core requirements, aims and assessment. To find them, open the ''DP subject briefs'' panel in the resource and document library.