How to Use ProWritingAid to Craft the Perfect College Admission Essay

How to Use ProWritingAid to Craft the Perfect College Admission Essay

A powerful personal statement for your admission essay is the best way to secure a place at the college of your dreams. Find out how ProWritingAid can help get you there.

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14 Grammar Tips to Make Your Writing Sound Smart

14 Grammar Tips to Make Your Writing Sound Smart

When you want to sound smart, using good grammar will help you reach and connect with your audience. Like common sense, grammar helps your reader understand without being baffled. From word choice to punctuation to citations, here's how to show your smarts by writing it right.

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An Author's Review of Ulysses

An Author's Review of Ulysses

We know that ProWritingAid users like a bit of writing technology, so this month we begin a new series that looks at some of the best writing platforms out there. With so many options, and more being developed every day, how do you know which one is right for you. We sent one of our favourite freelancers, Kathy Edens, out to give them all a test run and report back. This month, she looks at Ulysses.

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How to Use the Paramedic Method for Clarity in Writing

How to Use the Paramedic Method for Clarity in Writing

Writing clearly and concisely is no easy feat. Many people have a tendency to "overwrite," and it's hard to know how to edit. That's where the Paramedic Method comes in.

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How to Use Clear Writing to Express Big Concepts and Connect with Readers

How to Use Clear Writing to Express Big Concepts and Connect with Readers

How to implement clarity to express big ideas to engage your reader. Help them understand your meaning through readability, the right verbs, and sentence structure.

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How to Use ProWritingAid's Plagiarism Checker

How to Use ProWritingAid's Plagiarism Checker

Every writer knows plagiarism is bad. We must all express ourselves uniquely without stealing thoughts, words, and ideas from others. But sometimes it’s hard to be original and unintentional plagiarism creeps into our work. Especially when on a tight deadline, you may let another’s words slip into your content without proper attribution. ProWritingAid is here to help.

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3 Steps to Writing an Awesome Thesis Statement

3 Steps to Writing an Awesome Thesis Statement

Your thesis statement is one of the most important parts of your essay, but it doesn't have to be daunting. Here are three easy steps for crafting a fantastic thesis statement.

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Webinar Replay: Academic Writing and Publishing for Graduate Students and Junior Scholars

Webinar Replay: Academic Writing and Publishing for Graduate Students and Junior Scholars

Are you a grad thinking about submitting work to academic journals? It can be a daunting process if you're not used to it. On August 20, the ProWritingAid community joined Dr, Lindy Ledohowski as she gave practical tips for writing various sections of scholarly pieces, as well as first-hand guidance for the submission, revision, and publication process for most peer-reviewed journals. Watch the replay now.

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Eliminate the Non-Words: Clean Up Your Content

Eliminate the Non-Words: Clean Up Your Content

The words you use in your content can strengthen or weaken your prose. In this article, we teach you how to boost the power of your content by eliminating non-words and weak phrases that take up space but dilute your statements.

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How to Self-Edit Your College Essay: 7 Tips to Boost Your Grades

How to Self-Edit Your College Essay: 7 Tips to Boost Your Grades

Every college student is familiar with writing essays. Despite advice from their instructors to proofread, many students finish their essays and submit them right away. This is a mistake. Learn how to self-edit your essays to improve your writing and boost your grades.

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Our Review of EssayJack: Help Your Students Write Better Essays

Our Review of EssayJack: Help Your Students Write Better Essays

EssayJack teaches students how to write critically and organise their ideas into effective essays. Read our review to find out how it could benefit you and your learners.

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How to Write a Successful Introduction for Your Academic Essay

How to Write a Successful Introduction for Your Academic Essay

Are your instructors always criticising your introductions? Follow these four steps to write introductions that will hook your reader and set your essay up for success.

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Write Better Essays: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

Write Better Essays: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

Academic essays are an unavoidable part of the educational journey. Learning to write well may be one of the greatest skills you gain during your college years. While you can't avoid writing essays, you can avoid making some of these common mistakes.

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How to Write an Effective Essay

How to Write an Effective Essay

As a full-time teaching professor, I estimate I mark close to 900 essays a year across nine intensive marking periods. In every marking period, the same essay writing issues recur. In this article, I share the 7 biggest things I wish my students knew before they turned up in my college classes.

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Creating an Essay Outline for Success!

Creating an Essay Outline for Success!

Are you overwhelmed by your upcoming essay? Start with an outline. Here's some tips to get you started.

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