During my time as an undergrad, I always had problems getting started on my academic papers. I knew what I wanted to write about, but it was always hard to put that down on paper because of the overwhelming amount of ways I could approach the assignment. What I wanted to do was start my paper out on the right foot, but I didn't have the strategies to do so. Since then, I’ve picked up a couple of tricks that will help you get started on almost any writing assignment. Hopefully, these tricks can help you too.
Read the assignment sheet.
The assignment sheet has everything that you need. Yes, it is long, but professors give you these so you will read them on your own time. Most professors put important information in assignment sheets such as guidelines and requirements that they might not mention in their lecture.