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Ask the question, "How might my writing be improved?"
Touch each word with the eraser of a pencil as you proofread; this forces your eyes to track all the words.
Ask a tutor to touch each word as you read aloud.
Read your work aloud into a recorder.
Ask a tutor to read it aloud. Check for possible improvements.
Consider how well you have answered the question, and if this is what you meant to say.
The Essay Checklist offers guidelines for editing.
COPS is a basic proofreading guide.
OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab is a great reference for MLA citations.
Online Dictionary with Spelling Tool
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