Level Up Your Essays : How to get better grades at university - Dr Inger Mewburn

Level Up Your Essays

How to get better grades at university

By: Dr Inger Mewburn, Katherine Firth, Shaun Lehmann

Paperback | 1 March 2021

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Level Up Your Essays is the essential guide to essay writing for university students. Written by the people who mark your essays, it will show you step-by-step how to write high-quality essays that will get you top marks.

This book will guide you through all the stages, including your essay plan, developing research strategies, writing with distinction, finishing strongly with editing, and getting your referencing right every time. Bursting with insider tips and tricks on what markers look for, this clear and easy-to-use guide includes:
  • 22 worksheets with exercises and checklists
  • The secret formula for a good essay (yes, there is a formula!)
  • Practical insights into digital tools to help you with research, writing and referencing
  • Guidelines for getting your academic English right every time
  • Common mistakes and missteps and how to fix them
  • Straightforward information for international students
  • Successful time management strategies so you never hand in an essay late
No matter what grades you get now, this book will revolutionise your essay writing – and get you the marks to prove it.

About the Authors

Inger Mewburn is the Director of Research Training at the Australian National University and creator of the popular blog The Thesis Whisperer, where she gives advice to PhD students. Inger is the author of How to Tame Your PhD, How to be an Academic and Becoming an Academic and co-author with Katherine Firth and Shaun Lehmann of How to Fix Your Academic Writing Trouble.

Katherine Firth manages learning programs for undergraduates and graduates in university settings, and has been developing students as writers for more than a decade. She runs writing workshops for doctoral students and currently runs the academic program at International House, a college of the University of Melbourne. She is co-author of Your PhD Survival Guide and gives writing advice on her blog Research Degree Insiders.

Shaun Lehmann is an Academic Language and Learning Facilitator at the University of New South Wales. Previously he taught academic skills and writing at the Australian National University, lectured in anthropology and human genetics, and was a teacher of English as a second/additional language in Japan.
Industry Reviews
'Whether you're just starting out at university or well into your graduate studies, this book contains incredibly valuable advice that will help you take your writing to the next level.'
Miranda Gronow BA (Hons), University of Melbourne, D Phil Candidate

'More than just a guide to structure and writing style, this book demystifies the essay-writing process, giving insight into what lecturers want to read. I can't recommend it strongly enough.'
Dr Catherine J Frieman Associate Professor, Australian National University

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