Define your purpose
The first step you should take is to think about the purpose of your college term paper. Do you have to persuade people to believe as you do, to educate someone about an event, idea or item, or explain how to do a particular task? Your topic has to fit the purpose.
Brainstorm subjects of interest
Once you determine the purpose of your paper, write a list of the topics in which you are interested. If they don’t come to mind, look around you. Is there anything interesting in your surroundings? Watch both local and national news. Continue reading