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Writing Center's Guide to Academic Writing for Health Sciences

A LibGuide created for KUMC students and faculty that explores academic writing best practices and tips


Kind acknowledgements are given to the following:

La Trobe University - Learning & Research Services (Library), and Dr. Julianne East for permission to use content from their guide.

Sample essay template

Essay task

Questions / paraphrase



Main purpose / point of the essay


What needs to be defined







Topic:  (The number of topics and arguments will depend on the length and complexity of the essay)






















(This reminds the reader of the main points of the essay and strongly reaffirms the main point and purpose of the essay)