- Be conscious of paragraph structure.
- Do not use contractions.
- Do not use personal pronoun reference or first person.
- Examine and be careful of introductions, topic sentences, transitional sentences and conclusions.
- Be conscious of endnote, parenthetical, and bibliographic format/annotations.
- Proofread for all mechanical, structural, and organizational errors. (run-on sentences, comma splices, spelling, grammatical usage, and punctuation)