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Writing a College Paper

Prewriting and Outline

Before you begin to write your paper it is a good ideas to have an outline so you know what path your paper should follow. With an outline you write down the major points and supporting information you want to cover in your paper.  An outline keeps your paper on track so you do not ramble or forget to write about something.  The outline also helps keep your thoughts in order so you can make a good argument.

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