Get a Better Grade

Seven Steps to Excellent Essays and Assignments

Mal Leicester,

Get a Better Grade: Seven Steps to Excellent Essays and Assignments
 

About the eBook

Not sure how to start your essay or prepare for a presentation?  Worried about how to structure your report?  Questioning what a good assignment actually looks like?

With encouraging, jargon-free advice and a clearly defined seven-step plan to getting better grades, this book takes the fear out of academic writing and gives you the tools you need to succeed.  Punchy and packed with the dos and don’ts of good writing, it helps you improve your grades quickly and with minimal hassle.

Covering not just essays, but also group work, reports, reviews, research projects, journaling, and presentations, it provides effective tips on:

  • Defeating writers’ block
  • Identifying and using relevant sources
  • Planning and outlining strategies
  • Building arguments and providing evidence
  • Developing critical and analytical thinking
  • Cultivating writing style
  • Mastering presentation.

Focused on explaining and demonstrating the core requirements of academic assignments through detailed examples, this book provides all the support you need to build confidence and produce high-quality assignments. 

The Student Success series are essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to planning your dream career, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips and resources for study success!

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