In 2013, the Benenson Strategy Group conducted a survey about student cheating. Following its results, about 44 percent of students admitted to cheating. That’s quite a high rate, isn’t it? Why do students cheat?
I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning,
and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.
Proofreading is not a piece of cake. However, you need to do it, as it’s an inseparable part of writing. There are lots of things you hate doing, and proofreading is probably one of them.
Have you ever believed in the power of words? A great chance to prove that it works is to write a cover letter. A cover letter is a perfect opportunity to tell your story as a bonus to your resume without duplicating information. In a cover letter you provide the reasons why you are interested in a certain position and describe your professional skills and achievements.
What is a common procedure of a plagiarism case in the academic world? Plagiarism is a violation of the Academic Honor Code (The Honor Code is a set of rules established for the academic community, it differs in various universities).
Everyone makes mistakes. It’s not a secret, of course, but now you are a student and there is plenty to learn Actually, this is how studying works: you try and draw conclusions from your faults.
When writing papers, you probably thought of borrowing ideas that belong to someone else. And you got your “aha” moment: “I have to read works of some other authors.” You are not a content thief, and you were not going to steal somebody else’s intellectual property, just borrow a few ideas… And plagiarism checker tools show a positive result! How come?
Writing is considered to be one of the most difficult mental activities. But there are quite a few easy to learn techniques and some practical exercises can help you better writing skills. Have you ever tried the stream of consciousness technique?