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Types of Writing

There are a variety of essays that exist in writing.

Argumentative Essays

What is an argument & why you need it
By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Persuasive Essays

Three ways to persuade
By California State University -- Los Angeles

Personal Essays to Grad School

Writing a personal essay for graduate and professional
By Colgate University

Business Writing

Professional writing handouts and resources
By Purdue University OWL

Project Proposals

How to write a project proposal
By Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Literature Review

The literature review: A few tips on conducting it
By University of Toronto

Review of literature
By University of Wisconsin--Madison

Research Reports

What are research reports and why would I write one?
By University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Poster Presentations

Developing a Poster Presentation
By University of Kansas

Thesis/Dissertations

How To Write A Dissertation
By Purdue University OWL

Starting, drafting, and completing your dissertation
By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Writing in Psychology

Psychology with style: A hypertext writing guide
By University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point

How to write a research report in psychology
By University of Pennsylvania

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