Can I use it in academic writing?

Someone therefore suggested it as an alternative, but in some cases it may sound too loud, since it implies an indisputable logical conclusion. I don't think your example is trying to express it so strongly. He loves the challenge of finding the perfect formulation or writing and gets a lot of satisfaction from helping students take their academic writing to the next level. Expressing your opinion is appropriate in certain sections of a dissertation and in particular types of academic texts (such as personal statements and reflexive or argumentative essays).

Sarah's academic background includes a Master of Arts in English, a Master's Degree in International Affairs, and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. When you are writing a dissertation, thesis, or research paper, many words and phrases that are acceptable in informal conversations or writing are considered inappropriate in academic writing.