How to Create an Original Academic Essay

There is a method to the madness when it comes to putting together an academic essay. No more will you have to scratch your head to figure out the process because today this article will show you how to create an original academic essay. Follow these steps and you will be just fine.


The first step that one should take to create an original essay is to conduct research. You should always research the topic and familiarize yourself with every aspect of said topic. It helps to make yourself an expert. Resources you can use include periodicals, the internet, and the library.


You should start to analysis the articles that you have researched. While reading and analysing the articles you should highlight claims related as well as the evidence that backs up these claims. You should also look for strengths and weaknesses related to the logic of the research.


You should always brainstorm based on the research that you conducted earlier in the process. You can just jot down ideas that you have until you come up with an idea you can utilize and develop into a strong paper.


The thesis is the basis for your argument or article. You need to pick the best idea you have for your topic, and pull out a main point that the article will be based around.

Creating an outline: 

Always take the time to map out your paper before you begin writing. This will help you to create a good structure for the paper, thus creating a stronger paper than those papers who do not utilize an outline.

Creating a strong introduction:

The introduction is the most important part of your paper. It needs to grab the readers attention so that they will want to continue reading on. It needs to have an attention grabbing first sentence. It also needs to briefly explain what is going to come next.


The body of the paragraph gives you a chance to fully explain your main ideas for the reader. Each paragraph should have a single idea that is at its center. Be sure this idea relates to the thesis in some way. The stronger the connection the better.


The conclusion is the close of your paper. It gives the author a chance to summarize the entire paper for the reader. It needs to reiterate its thesis and main points.

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