Choosing a Topic

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Sometimes when you are assigned to write a research paper, your teacher selects the topic. Other times, your teacher may provide a list of topics from which you are to choose one. In some cases, selecting a topic is left entirely up to you. When this is the case, here are some guidelines to help you select an appropriate topic.

Following these guidelines will help you with the first step in writing a research paper - choosing an appropriate topic.

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