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19. Google Docs

Free web-based word processing software from google. Typed text is saved immediately and can be accessed from any computer.

20. Google Scholar

A tool used by Academic writers to find a citation on a given subject. Contains peer-reviewed journals.

21. Grammarly

A must-have editing and proofreading tools. Highlights problems overlooked by the spelling & grammar checker tool in word [Grammarly Official Page].

22. Heading

The title of an essay section summarizing what the section is about.

23. Header

The top most part of a word document. The Page number/ title/ student’s last name is placed here depending on the formatting style.

24. Lower Case

A formatting style in which all the letters in a word/ sentence/ paragraph are small letters.

25. Microsoft Excel

Spreadsheet program is used by writers when handling tasks with calculations. Such tasks include statistics papers and lab reports.

26. Microsoft Word

Word processing software is used by the majority of writers. Microsoft word and google docs have their advantages and disadvantages.

27. MLA (Modern Language Association)

Another popular essay formatting style. Mainly used when writing literature papers.

28. Netteller

An online payment company. Some writers receive their payment through Neteller.

29. Once a Month Payout

The term used to refer to accounts that pay their writers once a month.

30. Order

Refers to a task (Essay/Question) that a client wants to be done.

31. Order Under Review

A task that a writer has completed but the client has rejected and the writing company is determining whether the writer or the client is at fault.

32. Oscolar

A niche referencing and formatting style is only used for law papers.

33. Payoneer

An American online payment system. Writers can choose to receive their payments via Payoneer.

34. Payout

This refers to the amount to be paid to the writer in the next payment period.

35. PayPal

An American online payment system. Writers no longer receive payments via PayPal. PayPal banned essay writing services.

36. Penalty

A fine given to a writer for failure to follow specific guidelines. Common reasons for receiving a fine are plagiarism and poor grammar.

37. Plagiarism Checker

A software tool that scans the web determining the level of plagiarism in a written essay.