Writing an academic paper can be hard. There's a word count to abide by and a page limit to follow—and obviously a lot of research and writing that goes into it.
But, some slick students have tried—big emphasis on tried—using clever hacks that make the overall process a little less grueling. Here are some of the most crafty (and downright ridiculous) tricks students have used when turning in a research paper.
When you write a paper, you like to sprinkle random quotes from that classic you read in English class throughout your essay. Yes, this helps fill up the page, but you also think it's pretty cool to tie The Great Gatsby with say, the periodic table. Your teacher will have to be impressed with your clever effort, right?