whats a thesis in college
A good thesis statement will:
A thesis statement is the main point that the content of your essay will support. It is an contestable assertion, usually made in one or two sentences, that makes a clear argument about your research topic.
- answer a question;
- be engaging; it can be challenged or opposed, thus also defended;
- pass the “so what? why should I care?” test;
- be supported by your paper;
- not be too broad nor too vague.
A strong thesis will: