My oldest child, Amber, returns to college this weekend to begin the second semester of her freshman year. She is a little ahead of the curve, credit wise, so I guess you could call her a freshman and a forth. Regardless of where she is in her college career she will always have term papers to write. With only a little over a semester under her belt she's already written about six papers, and I'm sure there are a lot more to come. (Especially since her major is chemistry and she wants to be a pre-med student who will eventually be a pediatrician.)
Although most students tough it out and write their papers with little assistance from others there is always help available online, at their campus student centers, through fellow students as well as from professors. Writing term papers is definitely a part of all educational endeavors so stop reading and get to writing.