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] Tip: Devise a note-taking strategy

I once had a history teacher in high school who concocted a note-taking system so extensive that we students were essentially copying the textbook verbatim while organizing it according to theme. I don’t recommend this. Plus, what was tedious with a…

International Student Pizza Dinner!

Calling all  international students: we are so excited to invite you this Thursday for a delicious pizza dinner! Come eat, mingle with fellow international students, and learn about the many resources that Wesleyan has to offer non-native English speakers. Representatives…

Freshman Writing Contest!

To all writing-enthusiasts in the Class of 2015: we want to hear from you! We at the Wesleyan Writing Workshop are eager to shine a spotlight on the talented writers of this year’s freshman class. If you are interested in…

First Year Writing: A Series

You’ve probably heard it said before that college writing is a whole new ballgame. We’re not going to lie to you: it can be tough, especially at first. You will be asked to turn out pages more frequently than ever…

Weekly Writer’s Roundup: 8.26.11

Check out these cool writing-related articles published this week! This New Yorker collection of six short stories to read during a hurricane puts a cute spin on what is becoming an increasingly terrifying weather event. Wonder why no one’s thought…