A good conclusion is also important as it is the lasting memory your reader will take away from your paper and will also help you ensure that your reader sees the significance of the point(s) you make. In the conclusion, you want to bring together the ideas that you've been discussing in the paper and help the reader see why reading your paper was worthwhile.
Tips for writing a good conclusion:
- Review briefly what you discussed in the paper but don't overdo it.
- Avoid introducing new information in the conclusion. You want to take your idea forward a bit, but do not introduce any new ideas or information that will overly surprise or cause problems for the reader.
- Here are a few different tactics you can use to write an effective conclusion: return to the themes you raised in the introduction, provide a course of action or a future-looking statement, point to the broader implications of your work.
Here is a sample conclusion: