How to edit an essay

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1. Start by getting the structure right

17/11/ · To edit/proofread your essay/paper, first read it and make sure it makes sense. Then you should download or go to certain websites to check and see if you had any spelling or punctuation errors. Also check to see if all letters that are supposed to be capitalized are, and you might look on blogger.com to see if something you wrote was plagiarized%(66). 18/12/ · How to edit your own essay 1. Drastically reformat the paper. If you’re typing your essay, change the font style, the font size and perhaps even the font color. As you read your essay, remember the "The Princess and the Pea," the story of a princess so sensitive she was bothered by a single pea buried beneath the pile of mattresses she lay upon. As an editor, you want to be like the princess—highly alert to anything that seems slightly odd or "off" in your prose.

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17/11/ · To edit/proofread your essay/paper, first read it and make sure it makes sense. Then you should download or go to certain websites to check and see if you had any spelling or punctuation errors. Also check to see if all letters that are supposed to be capitalized are, and you might look on blogger.com to see if something you wrote was plagiarized%(66). 2. Prune long sentences and paragraphs. The perfect essay is like a bonsai tree – trimmed down to just the right size. Whether you’ve exceeded your word count or not, long sentences and paragraphs should be edited because they can be trickier to read, and risk being boring or hard to follow. 18/12/ · How to edit your own essay 1. Drastically reformat the paper. If you’re typing your essay, change the font style, the font size and perhaps even the font color.

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18/12/ · How to edit your own essay 1. Drastically reformat the paper. If you’re typing your essay, change the font style, the font size and perhaps even the font color. As you read your essay, remember the "The Princess and the Pea," the story of a princess so sensitive she was bothered by a single pea buried beneath the pile of mattresses she lay upon. As an editor, you want to be like the princess—highly alert to anything that seems slightly odd or "off" in your prose. 17/11/ · To edit/proofread your essay/paper, first read it and make sure it makes sense. Then you should download or go to certain websites to check and see if you had any spelling or punctuation errors. Also check to see if all letters that are supposed to be capitalized are, and you might look on blogger.com to see if something you wrote was plagiarized%(66).

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17/11/ · To edit/proofread your essay/paper, first read it and make sure it makes sense. Then you should download or go to certain websites to check and see if you had any spelling or punctuation errors. Also check to see if all letters that are supposed to be capitalized are, and you might look on blogger.com to see if something you wrote was plagiarized%(66). 2. Prune long sentences and paragraphs. The perfect essay is like a bonsai tree – trimmed down to just the right size. Whether you’ve exceeded your word count or not, long sentences and paragraphs should be edited because they can be trickier to read, and risk being boring or hard to follow. 18/12/ · How to edit your own essay 1. Drastically reformat the paper. If you’re typing your essay, change the font style, the font size and perhaps even the font color.

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2. Prune long sentences and paragraphs

17/11/ · To edit/proofread your essay/paper, first read it and make sure it makes sense. Then you should download or go to certain websites to check and see if you had any spelling or punctuation errors. Also check to see if all letters that are supposed to be capitalized are, and you might look on blogger.com to see if something you wrote was plagiarized%(66). 18/12/ · How to edit your own essay 1. Drastically reformat the paper. If you’re typing your essay, change the font style, the font size and perhaps even the font color. As you read your essay, remember the "The Princess and the Pea," the story of a princess so sensitive she was bothered by a single pea buried beneath the pile of mattresses she lay upon. As an editor, you want to be like the princess—highly alert to anything that seems slightly odd or "off" in your prose.