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Abstract vs. Introduction: 3 Key Differences

Two essential components of any research paper are the abstract and introduction. However, when you are writing these pieces, it can be difficult to decipher how these sections differ.

Much of the same information should be included in both sections. However, the purpose, structure, and length of your abstract and introduction should be very different. In this post, we will dive into each of these differences to help you to write killer abstracts and introductions!

Purpose

Abstracts and Introductions have fundamentally different purposes.

Abstract

The purpose of your abstract is to give a...

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Don't Start Your Dissertation Before You Do These 3 Things

 If I would have known what to do before I started writing my dissertation, my last semester would have been so much easier.

In this blog, I am going to give you three action steps that you can take to start your dissertation off right that doesn’t include writing.

 

Step 1: Outline Your Chapters

This may seem really simple and intuitive, but the dissertation process is so daunting that it is often overlooked. We constantly think we need to write our dissertation, but sometimes we need to take a step back and actually plan and outline.

When I started working with...

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