Tag: first year writing

[FYW] MyWesLibrarian

Have you guys checked out “MyWesLibrarian” yet? It’s such a cool resource! I wish they’d had this around when I was a freshman. “All first year students, sophomores, and transfer students are provided a link in their e-portfolio under “Library…

[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…

[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…

[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…

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…