Mary Walton gives us her top six online helps for writing that essay.
As a college student, you know that you should take help wherever it comes. Everyone needs assistance from time to time, and you need to know that you can get it in minutes. If you've been having trouble with your studies or assignments, here's nine sources you can use.
 
No idea where to start with your assignments? This is the page you need to check out. It holds almost all of the information you need to get started writing. You can find out the difference between formal and informal writing, the different styles of writing, and how to structure an assignment. Make this site your first stop.
 
Citing your sources is a pain, but it has to be done. If you struggle to get your citations right, use this site. Put your source in, and it will give you the citation, ready to paste into your work. Getting your citations right means you'll avoid any accusations of plagiarism from your university professors, as well as making sure you don't lose any precious marks.
 
This website has a whole host of guides that you can pick and choose from, depending on your needs. For example, you can use their grammar guide to ensure no mistakes have slipped past you. Use the plagiarism guide to ensure that your essay won't raise any red flags when you hand it in. 
 
This app can be downloaded almost anywhere, and it's about to make your life a lot easier. It offers a simple, fuss free way of writing. You can use it to take notes in class or when planning assignments, or even to write assignments themselves. It can be downloaded onto your phone, so you can write on the move. The best part? It's free.
 
Do you learn better through visual learning aids? Then give this video a try. It will walk you through some of the best tips for writing your assignments. These include creating an effective plan, and ensuring that you answer the question given to you. It can be invaluable when you need to go over the basics.
 
This tool is actually two tools in one. Paste your essay in, and you'll get a quick and accurate word count. You'll have word counts of your assignment briefs, so you can check that
you're not going over or coming up short. As you do this, the tool will also check your spelling. What could be better?
 
These nine tools should be kept in your bookmarks, ready for when you might need them. You'll be glad you saved them!#
 
Mary Walton is a professional writer and editor that helps to create successful resumes at Resumention. Her current freelance role allows her to travel around the world and take in different cultures. In her spare time, she also loves surfing, and expressing her creative side through painting. Her blog Simple Grad can be found here.