I confess, I didn’t do the greatest work in my undergrad degree. I learned a ton and graduated with honors and whatever, but I’m not really that proud of the homework I did. I bullshitted my way through most of my papers and assignments, but apparently that was good enough.
Anyway, after sliding my way through that degree and spending a few years letting my mind rest in the ‘real world’, I went back to grad school and found I’d need to learn to write papers, finally. (Apparently when you go to library school, you’re not allowed to skimp on references anymore… that’s terrible librarian karma.) So I decided to share my process for writing a real college paper, which I’ve developed and refined over the last five semesters of grad school.