Finding a topic can be a difficult process. You want to find a topic that is not too narrow or too broad.
Suggestions for finding a topic:
Try to find a topic that is not so broad that you have too much information or so narrow that you do not have enough information. To find a topic that is appropriate for your paper, start with a broad topic and narrow it down by selecting a section of that topic as you learn about it.
Is my topic too broad?
Is my topic to narrow?
Too Broad: obesity
Just right: childhood obesity and school lunch
Too narrow: childhood obesity and school lunch and Essex County New Jersey