By Grace Fleming, About.com Guide
Enhance your grades with tips for writing the most common paper assignments. Write more interesting biographies, more informative book reviews, and more thorough research papers.
- How to Write a Biography
- How to Write a Book Report
- 10-Step Book Report
- Taking Research Notes on Cards
- Sloppy Writer's Guide
- Choosing a Research Topic
Preparing for Tests
It's test day! The alarm is ringing and your stomach is churning. You've studied until your head aches, so what can you do now? Proper test strategies can make all the difference between passing and failing a test.
Speaking in Class or Public
Does the thought of an oral report make you queasy? If so, you're not alone. No kidding--people of all ages and occupations feel the same way. From stage actors to college professors, many professionals feel the sudden urge to flee just before they speak. So what can you do? Just follow these steps to calm down and get ready for a super performance.
Computer Skills and Shortcuts
Assignments are much more manageable once you learn to use a word processor. Learn tricks and tips for using the computer and find out how to avoid homework disasters--like when the computer eats your paper!
- Using Speech Tools
- What is a Flash Drive?
- Page Numbers in Word 2003
- Microsoft Word Shortcuts and Commands