How to be a graduate-level writer

New graduate students often wonder how writing in grad school is different from undergraduate writing. The brief answer is that it’s more in-depth and more complex: graduate-level writing often requires more research, more synthesis, more attention to craft, and more time than college writing does. In grad school, you’re expected to actually contribute to the “conversations” in your discipline or field, so you’re often writing about real people and real problems—with real consequences.

So how do you do that kind of writing? There are five practices you can adopt to help yourself become a graduate-level writer:

How to Be a Graduate-Level Writer – Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires