Author: fordfellow

The Shapiro Center for Writing at Wesleyan University is a hub for students to work on their academic writing. Whether you need a one-time appointment with a tutor before a paper is due, or you would really benefit from having someone to work with on a consistent basis throughout the semester, we have trained tutors willing to help!

Parable

This is the fifth and final post in a series for the Writing Blog by Patrick, a former writing mentor. I hated Intro Spanish. I took it spring semester of my freshman year, and I hated it more than I’ve…

Last Minute Work

This is the fourth post in a series for the Writing Blog by Patrick, a former writing mentor. It’s difficult for me to wake up to alarms anymore. This is because I’ve conditioned myself not to. I know that when…

Asking for Help

Part Three of a series for the Writing Blog by Patrick, a former mentor. Do you know how big a dearth there is of Simpsons clips and screen shots online? It’s bizarre– you’d expect every moment of their 35 years…

Confessions of a Bad Student

A Writing Blog Series by Patrick, a former writing mentor Part One: Introduction My friends at Wesleyan all embodied that rare, inexplicable type I’ve never understood—the Good Student. They were able to keep up with their reading consistently, write multiple…

Link Love: “I write like…”

Perhaps we shouldn’t encourage you guys to procrastinate…but on the other hand, if we assume you’re procrastinating anyways, you might as well be doing something fun (and somewhat literary!). Check out this awesome website “I Write Like.” You can paste…

Writing Workshop Reopens!

The Writing Workshop will reopen open tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon and will be open regular hours from then on. There are some Wednesday and Thursday appointments (1-4pm & 7-11pm) available as of the writing of this post, so get ’em while you…