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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 … Continue reading

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Grammar Tips from a Sage Tutor

In editing my own work and in looking over many essays by other students as a Workshop tutor, I’ve noticed a few grammar errors that are especially pervasive. Based on my observations, I’ve recognized consistent mistakes in regards to plural agreement, … Continue reading

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Detangle the Dangle: How to Avoid Misplaced/Dangling Modifiers

In editing my own work and in looking over many essays by other students, I have noticed that misplaced and dangling modifiers are among the most pervasive of grammar errors. This post will provide an uncomplicated guide to staying away … Continue reading

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Good Grammar for Dummies: Quick tips to help you improve your writing anytime, anywhere

When you’re done writing a draft, the task of editing your grammar can be daunting—but it’s still critical! While you may no longer get “points off” for grammar mistakes, poor grammar can make your writing hard, or downright impossible, to understand. … Continue reading

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How to Get Started When You Don’t Know What to Write

The hardest part of writing is getting started.  In fact, the blank computer screen might be one of the most intimidating things a college student has to face.  Here’s two ways that I begin academic assignments without ever becoming overwhelmed … Continue reading

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More Than the Information: How I Learned to Like My Science Writing

Somehow science has acquired the reputation as a discipline in which writing doesn’t matter. Science students with whom I’ve worked as a writing tutor commonly ask, “Isn’t it the information that counts?” In the end, it is the information that … Continue reading

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The Art of Writing

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