There will always be those who will try to scam the unsuspecting out of their money. To avoid losing your money, ask around of your fellow classmate for names of companies for them to recommend. Then check out each one and determine whether it is legitimate or not based on its reviews, standing and rate of business. Even if a site were to be recommended by a friend, you should still decide whether it is legal or not before buying a paper.
Since there are many online writing companies that “sell” research papers it is not difficult to tell if the pricing on one is fair. Simply compare prices between several companies to see how much is charged per page or word count. If one company overcharges and another charge too little the state of quality will have to be examined. Overcharging could be an attempt at swindling, or simply because the quality of work by the writers is very highly in demand. Undercharging can be seen as a sign of poor quality or an effort to make a deal so that the essay is affordable to college students.
The quality of a paper bought online is something you can see for yourself, and you do not have to involve a third party. Looking at the paper you wish to purchase you can ascertain the quality by looking at typos, irregular wording, or inconsistent style. Look at how the essay is set-up, in terms of the introductions and then the body of the paper, to see if it is done so in an ideal way, if you need a comparison in order to determine the quality then see if you can borrow an A graded paper from one of your fellow students.
The subject matter of the research paper should also be looked at with care. It is easy enough to think you have found a paper to fit your needs only to buy the whole thing and find out that such is not the case. Do not buy an essay without reading the whole of what is available. Most companies will not give you your money back if you buy the wrong paper, so tread with care.