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How to Write a Graduate-Level Essay

Step-by-step guidance and resources for planning, researching, and writing essays as a graduate student.

Welcome!

Welcome sign This guide will take you step-by-step through the process of researching and writing an assignment. You'll find resources, tips, and suggestions from both the Library and the Writing Centre.

How to use this guide

Depending on where you're at in your writing process and how you learn, you can:

  • Work through each step in sequence using the "prev" and "next" navigation at the bottom of each page.
  • Use the right-hand menu or the map below to jump straight into a particular topic.

I'm ready now – let's go to Step 1.

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