This paper better be formatted in a particular way! Your profs aren’t trying to bust your chops (they do, in fact, have other things to do than make you miserable)—they’re trying to streamline the grading process.
that the prof hands you the assignment, and it will only take 30 minutes. Let’s deal with the first one right now: Looking at what the prof wants you to do.
The first important step in writing a paper is taking some time to understand what the professor is looking for.
Make a list of three strengths and weaknesses you have as a writer.
Be mindful of the pitfalls and confident about your high points.
With all the things you have going on as a student, writing a paper can seem like a daunting task.
Many students opt to put off that daunting task, which ultimately leads to bad grades on papers that would otherwise have been easy A's.
Focus on Development and Body Paragraphs for your other two.
They’re simple—almost completely made of a thesis statement and transitions.
All this should take you no more than 10 or 15 minutes.
It may seem counter-intuitive, but using time to get organized saves you time later, and makes the writing process so much simpler.