How to Write a Thesis Statement

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How to Write a Thesis Statement


Have you ever had the perfect idea for an essay but can’t seem to figure out how to properly word your thesis statement?
I’m here to help you craft a thesis statement for your draft that you can feel confident about.

Sample Problem

Let’s say for your essay you are instructed to argue why university education is more beneficial than trade school education.

Here’s an example of an okay thesis statement.

“University education is more beneficial than trade school education because it provides more opportunities.”

Sure, this gets your point across but not very well. What you want to do is provide examples and supporting points throughout your thesis statement in order to back up the evidence you have to win your argument.


Now, this is what your thesis statement should look like:

“University education is more beneficial than trade school education because at university students have the opportunity to learn technical skills, career driven coursework, and study subjects like philosophy and art which will enhance their perspectives on life.”

While there’s no wrong or right answer for a thesis statement, there are strong thesis statements and weak ones. The strong ones will display that strong use of evidence and convince the reader that you will prove your point before the ending of the essay.

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