A term paper is a type of paper that is written at the end of the semester. In a term paper, the student describes concepts and argue to a certain point intended to discuss a topic in detail. It is also used to show a student’s achievement over the semester. The word ‘term paper’ overlap with the word ‘research paper’ because it was originally a written assignment done at the end of the semester. Like any other essay, the term paper should follow the basic rules of academic writing.