When writing a major academic paper, remember to be vigilant about your citations. When in doubt, cite! Many learn MLA (Modern Language Association) citations in high school, but colleges prefer that you cite using the APA (American Psychological Association) style–be certain you know with which you are required to work!
Monthly Archives: November 2010
It’s the week of Thanksgiving, but successful people feel a sense of gratitude all year round! Check out the idea of wellness stemming from a sense of gratitude: http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/Labs/emmons/PWT/index.cfm?Section=4
Often there are common homophones that people misspell because a word processing spell check doesn’t mark it as a mistake. Always proofread! For example, weather refers to the state of atmosphere (temperature, etc) and whether is used to introduce alternatives (ex. She couldn’t decide whether to stay or go).