This is an error message
Blog

20 Minutes to Polish Your Academic Paper: Checklist for a Final Countdown

Essaylancers
0.0

final-countdown-checklist-main

Academic writing is a domain where none of mistakes is for free. Every technical omission costs extra time, money, nerves and even a client.

 

However, with all those late night revisions, simultaneous urgent orders or just those days when everything tends to go wrong, it’s easy to lose a grip for a moment and leave a few aspects unnoticed. A well-known scenario, right?

 

What if we told you that with a special checklist from EssayLancers and just 20 minutes of pre-submission time you can eliminate all those setbacks and deliver a perfect paper sample?

 

Devote the last 20 minutes before the submission to the points in this checklist and save tons of nerves, hours of revision debates and good relationship with a client. Consider this checklist as a final countdown which leads you to a smooth submission with a predestined success.

Target: Cited Authors and Reference List Match

Time to submission: 20 minutes

Time required: 5 minutes

 

Every cited author should be mentioned in the reference list, and every reference should find its place within the paper’s body. If - in the turmoil of adding last adjustments - you violate this rule, you might be accused of plagiarism, which is not a scenario you would like to live through.

 

To make this check fast, go from top to bottom and Ctrl+F each cited author you see, press “Find further” till it hits the end of your paper and you see it in references. Mark the entry bold, and start all over again, with the next cited author. If you did everything right, in 5 minutes, all referenced entries will be bold. If something is not, you didn’t cite an author inside the document.

Target:  Double Spell and Grammar Check

Time to submission: 15 minutes

Time required: 5 Minutes

 

Even if you know significantly all the rules, you can miss mistakes in a rush.  To stay on the safe side, spend 5 minutes for the final editing. We suggest you use  SpellCheckPlus, a winner in our spell and grammar checking battle, or 1Checker, which impressed us the most in our “Proofreading Tools Contest.” Even if you have checked for mistakes during writing, final check-up will allow spotting mistakes snuck with the last minute adjustments. If you have more than 5 minutes for this, make a use of this guide on the trickiest grammar traps.

Target: Cited Digital Resources

Time to submission: 10 minutes

Time required: 4 minutes

 

Pay attention to the up-to-date resources (social media, youtube) as well. It became legit to use them in academic papers, especially when it comes to essays on Social or Media Studies. Check citations and references with the updates from MLA and APA Formatting and Style Guide.

Target: UK and US Academic English

Time to submission: 6 minutes

Time required: 3 minutes

 

If writing, write classy. Only junior writers use American English instead of British. Sometimes, advanced authors get trapped by the wrong settings in Word. Apply the US or UK English to provide your client with a professional result. Adjust Word settings accordingly to your client’s demands and check the text. When the deadline allows you, make a deeper analysis based on the advanced rules we have covered in our webinar “The Differences between UK and U.S. English”.

Target: Authorship and Other Personal Details:

Time to submission: 3 minutes

Time required: 1 minute

 

Experienced teachers try to catch students on cheating, checking such a hidden Word’s feature as authorship. Pay attention to this issue and delete all personal details from the document the following way: File>Options> Personalize your copy of Microsoft Office.

Target: History of Changes and Comments

Time to submission: 2 minutes

Time required: 1 minute

 

Your comments need to be gone before you submit a final draft, especially if you are an ESL author and make notes in your native language. Delete all the comments and additional stuff. If you fail to do so, the assignment might be declined, which makes your work not only effortless but pernicious as well. Spend a minute for the following procedure:

Review>Delete>Delete or Delete All Comments.  

Target: File’s Name and Order Number

Time to submission: 1 minute

Time required: 1 minute

 

It might seem a small technical issue, but if you pay attention to the Terms and Conditions of the academic writing website, you will find out that mistakes made in the order’s name and number might cause a fine starting from 10% of the assignment’s cost.  As it is a common practice to use a previous order as a template not to rack your brain over the formatting, pay the utmost attention to the file’s name and number before submission.

 

Ready! Steady! Submit!

 

Good luck!

 

Comments

  • vasya_g777

    05.09.2017 10:37

    Thanks for the article! It's really useful!

  • alvinaash

    08.09.2017 05:49

    sajdnkcasnmiodasjmkasnmdiasnaskdnajk Google [url=http://www.google.com]Google[/url]

  • Joshua Raey

    11.09.2017 05:11

    Clear and to the point

  • solomondaniel

    29.09.2017 13:00

    Particularly not too stunning post. I basically found your blog and anticipated [url=https://www.proassignment.co.uk/]Online Assignment Help[/url] that would express that I've truly delighted in the experience of surfing around your blog zones. You have depicted this well. I like your approach to manage the subject! it's all deficiency. stunning site, much respected.

Write a Comment:

Similar articles

Essaylancers
0.0
Make Your Thesis Statement a Real Hit
Essaylancers
0.0

By: Essaylancers

Category
Writers Beyond Writing, Freelance Tips
09.10.2017 08:00
Academic Writer’s End of the World Syndrome or How to Stay Sane
Revision Alert! How to Deal with the Returned Papers

Forum activity

(21.10.2017 11:23):

Rewording a document is more than simply changing the words in a sentence. With our rewording tool you will have the benefit of experienced writers that are able to ensure you to use the correct words..

(17.10.2017 06:38):

Hi there!I'm not acquainted with the proposal research paper but I want to know more. Is anyone can inform me here? I'll be so thankful!

(17.10.2017 06:36):

Hello there, I liked your thread and want to thank for applying links, thus I can check the services by myself without extra efforts. The other thing I liked is your headline. It's so creative and fun..

(16.10.2017 09:33):

Hey CherishKevin, I am available for any academic writing opportunities. I have worked with British clients before and can utilize British English without problems. Please contact me on lisaacademica@..

(16.10.2017 05:25):

yeah ! there is no issue in hiring a writer to write about your thesis or research paper.  Research paper or thesis should be written in MLA Format too.Even our organization has a num of pro..

(13.10.2017 09:21):

Hey, thanks for the interesting thread. Statement of purpose is almost the most important part of your application.A significant number of alternate candidates will have grades and diff..

(12.10.2017 18:54):

Dailyhomeworkhelp.com have the ability to provide you an academic paper inside few hours. have you ever missed the deadline and&nb..

(12.10.2017 18:48):

Shall we embrace you are writing an Online Essay Help about an e-book you simple examine, but are not certain in which to start? A teach allow you to brainstorm ideas, write an outline, shape your pap..

Job offers

Lucy

$500 per project

Ghostwriter for eBook

write

$20 1000 characters

Script Writer for Explanatory videos

writerscash

$20 1000 characters

Real Estate Property Description / AD Copywriter

Make Your Thesis Statement a Real Hit

  Unclear/week/irrelevant thesis statement is one of the most often reasons for a revision. A thesis statement doesn’t only give an impetus to your entire writing but is treated as a sign ..

Academic Writer’s End of the World Syndrome or How to Stay Sane

10th of October is celebrated as World Mental Health Day. As the feeling of going crazy is inherent to all academic writers at some point of their work, we couldn’t ignore this day. Mental Heal..

© 2017 EssayLancers.com
close

Thank You

Thank you for registration. An email has been sent to your email with instructions how to activate your account.

close

Recover password

To reset your password, enter the email address that you use to sign in to EssayLancers. This can be your EssayLancers address, your EssayLancers Apps email address or another email address associated with your account.