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!

[FYW] Submit to the Freshman Writing Contest

Hey freshmen, remember New Student Orientation? Remember back to a campus without upperclassmen and long, full days of events, parties, meetings, and constantly apologizing for forgetting everyone’s names? Time really does fly once classes start. Even though it might seem…

Writing Workshop Opening Soon!

Drumroll, please… The Writing Workshop officially opens this Sunday, September 11! This year’s tutors will be eagerly waiting your arrival in Olin Library, the Shapiro Creative Writing Center, and SciLi between 7-11pm on Sunday. It can get pretty lonely in…

[FYW] Tip: Bookmark these websites!

In my junior year of high school, a number of students in my class received awards to commemorate our academic achievements. The prize? A brand new, two volume, gold-plated dictionary. I remember one student next to me grumbled about trading…