Papers & Essays: Crash Course Study Skills #9

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Papers & Essays: Crash Course Study Skills #9

Writing research papers is an essential skill in your career as a student, and this week we’re going to help you do that like a pro. From figuring out where to begin, to finding the best systems, to breaking out of “research recursion system” (maybe just figuring out what that means), we’ve got you covered.

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  1. Friendly Henry says:

    yall really have a crashcource for everything i look up lol

  2. Farjad Babaee says:


  3. Savannah Nason says:

    Excuse me it is due Wednesday and it is Friday, I am not quite so trash thanks. XD

  4. Tom says:

    Totally me rn

  5. rojuansvig says:

    Essay due in 40 min haven’t started 😍

  6. Emily Rowland-Rawson says:

    i was super confused because i saw you and thought i was watching you on your channel but then all these things from crashcourse kept popping up and then i realised that i WAS watching crashcourse.

  7. Olga I says:

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  8. dara fair says:

    ''Sorry Professor, my friend Mario was impaled by floor spikes while trying to save a kidnapped woman. I have to visit him at the hospital''.

  9. Zainab Saad says:

    I have a pepper due on Monday and I wrote a draft but it’s really awful and I don't know how to make it better tbh

  10. Daniel Jakes says:

    Video: Reevaluate our life for not doing a 2k worrd essay due tomorrow.

    Me: Has 10k essay due in 6 hours, but somehow pulls it off

  11. Shubhan Arshanapalli says:

    Have an essay today wish me luck will update when i get my results

  12. Gavin Lopez says:

    Fool, I have planned ahead for once and the paper is due in 1 month

  13. Candice Velazquez says:

    You were talking way to fast for me, English is my second language and there's still words I'm unfamiliar with and event to take notes I had to stop the video…

  14. Stefanie Allen says:

    Yaaassss! Thank you! My goodness, I always ALWAYS would start out writing without doing research. My current instructor got mad that I had already started writing before doing research for my current paper, but ahaaaa
    This is awesome advice thank you!

  15. SCAR Mckernan says:

    WOW the citation section of wiki. Genius. As a writer I related 100% to the sculpting metaphor. It's true for all art.

  16. Nathan Udeh says:

    Mine is due in 8months but I just wanna prepare😂

  17. Olga Arbelaez says:

    Thank u

  18. Person 2 says:

    1) brain dump (get down all you ideas)
    2) the research process (Wikipedia, google scholar etc.)
    3) annotate the important parts of the material (two sources for each main point)
    4) first draft (don't be a perfectionist just finish the draft)
    5) Edit (make sure it communicates the message as effectively as possible, and edit by printing the paper)
    6) Get FEEDBACK (ask if statements make sense)

  19. Itzel Escobedo says:

    he said that the wikipedia has there is sources but I don't see them, Witch resources are they are like tones.I neeed more information about that

  20. Freckled Mami says:

    OMG when did you get on crash course?!?!?!

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