Monthly Archives: October 2018

Classic Scary Books to Get You in the Halloween Mood

Halloween is coming up, and along with black cats, pumpkins, candy, and scary movies, what about getting in the mood with some creepy classic books? Take a break from your research and writing, and escape into these time-tested stories for a few hours.

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Bradbury is a […]

How to Write Professional Emails

You’re probably wondering why we’re devoting a whole blog post to the simple task of emailing – after all, we all do it, right? What could we possibly blog about? Well…a lot, it turns out. Many of us work in academia or have colleagues and friends who are professors, and we’ve heard stories about, […]

Thoughtful Thursday: Beating the Mid-Semester Slump

It’s mid-October, and the semester is halfway over. You’ve gotten into a routine, you know what your professors expect of you, and things are moving forward. It’s also natural for students to feel like they’re running out of steam around this time. You might feel overwhelmed, distracted, unable to concentrate, like you’ve lost […]

Scholarly Writing Tips: Writing Application Essays

Have you decided to apply to graduate school or apply for a fellowship? Are you applying to go back to school after being out for a few years? The application process can be challenging, especially the essays or personal statements, especially if it’s been a while since you’ve had to write anything for school. […]

Scholarly Writing Tips: Writing a Grant Proposal

Depending on your research and your research needs, sometimes you need additional funding through grants. Whether you’re in graduate school or working in your field, knowing how to write an effective grant proposal is beneficial, to help you secure additional funding for your project or team. If you’re a professor, securing grants can be […]

Academic Writing Tips: How to Write an Abstract

If you’ve written a research paper, journal article, thesis, or dissertation, you likely have to write (or have written) an abstract. No doubt you’ve read lots of abstracts during your research process, and know that a good abstract is crucial for readers, researchers, and academics. If you’re submitting an article or paper to a […]

Free consultation!