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November 7, 2020

From Pixabay Although we\'re a few days late, the Writing Center wanted to wish you a Happy Spooky Season! Below is a list of nine “spooky” books to keep you in the Halloween spirit. All information and cover photos may be found on the Goodreads website. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus…

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November 3, 2020

Courtesy of Pixabay user Alexandra_Koch Due to covid-19, a lot of classes have switched to an online or hybrid format. These new online classes require incredible time management skills and willpower since we have to create our own schedules and build them around our asynchronous classes and homework. Here are five tips for taking online…

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October 29, 2020

Courtesy of Pixabay user mohamed_hassan In an era where classes have switched to an online format and most discussions are taking place via Blackboard, it is becoming increasingly important to have basic discussion forum etiquette. Here are five tips for writing an effective discussion post: Get there early! Sometimes, there is nothing worse than getting…

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September 28, 2018

I\'ll confess ... I love lawn games. Badminton, croquet, horseshoes ... and most importantly BOCCE! So selfishly, I organized a Writing Center bocce night. None of the tutors even knew what bocce was before this event, but they\'re generally good sports and go along with my crazy ideas. So Kaylan, Marya, and I grabbed the…

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April 28, 2017

At face value, memorizing facts about a topic can be a daunting, even frustrating, task. Even worse, much of this information remains in our minds for only just about as long as the duration of the exam we’re cramming for. Tired of the monotony of flashcards or simply rewriting notes? Why not try writing about…

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April 24, 2017

A lot of people think of the Writing Center as a place to take papers from your English class. But, as we\'ve discussed in previous blogs, we can help with al kinds of assignments! Not only can we help you with your English essay, we have expertise in History papers, presentations, visual texts such as…

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