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Research help

This guide will help you at all stages of the research process, from choosing a topic to citing your sources.

Need writing help?

Contact the CCC Writing Center for help with:

  • Thesis statements
  • Research papers
  • Essays
  • Grammar/punctuation
  • MLA and APA
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Job applications

Phone  503-594-6191
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Develop a thesis

Thesis statement: A thesis statement makes an assertion or argument about a topic, and then shares how the topic will be explored in the rest of paper. Thesis statements are used when writing argumentative essays, persuasive essays, and many other types of college research papers.

Contact the CCC Writing Center or your instructor for help developing a thesis statement; or, check out the resources linked below.

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