Things to pay attention to while writing your dissertation

Your dissertation is likely the largest paper that you will write in your lifetime. If you become a famous writer or decide to write a novel someday, this may not be the case. However, for the rest of us, it is a huge paper that will take a lot of time and attention.

Make An Awesome Work

There are a few things that you should pay attention to when you are writing your paper. They will help you stay on track and move towards the accomplishment of this important assignment.

Plan, plan, plan

The main thing that is going to make this long, likely 30 to 50 page paper effective and cohesive, is through proper planning. You want to start with an outline and then set your paper up, so you know exactly where the information would go. Utilize your table of contents and break down each idea with a different name or sub section.

Using Numbers

In your section titles and sub sections, you can use a numbering system. It will help you identify what section that you are working on and keep the ideas unified, so that you don’t get off track. For example, you can use “3.” with the title for the main heading. Then, use “3.1.” for the next heading that is a subdivision of this topic. If you break it down even further use “3.1.1.” for the sub section again. That way you know that you are still developing the main idea in main section “3”.

Research made easy

Use index cards to take notes instead of using a notepad. You can paraphrase the various notes that you may use or write the direct quote. On the other side, you can put the citation information. You can also set your paper up and add the evidence to the section as you find it. Either way allows you to move the quote around until it is in the right spot and the place that it fits the best and helps your case the most.

Second opinion

You should always have someone read through your paper. Give them individual section at a time. You don’t want to give them the entire paper at one time. Give them pieces to read through so that they can give you advice.

The entire paper at one time can be overwhelming.

If you follow this guide and keep these aspects in mind when writing your dissertation, you will have nothing to worry about. It will surely help you get this assignment done before long.