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Resources for Students

Useful Links for Students


Oxford English Dictionary

Roget's Thesaurus

Merriam Webster Dictionary

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) - Writing Guides

Style Manuals in User Friendly Forms 

Colorado College alumni Juan Arias' quick guides to:

APA Formatting and StyleCitations and Reference and Tables and Figures

Citation Machine- citation generator

BibMe - citation generator

Even more citation guides on the Tutt Library Website!


Colorado College Honor Code

Critical Thinking

Dan Kurland's guide to critical reading and developing strong arguments

Grammar Aid

Tips, tips and more tips
Grammar Girl
Purdue OWL- Grammar Resources
Twelve Common Errors by the University of Wisconsin

Scientific Papers

The Laboratory Report
General Guidelines for Writing Scientific Papers
Form and Flow of a Scientific Report

Thesis Statements

Purdue University Advice

Close Reading

How to do a close reading by Harvard University

Creative Writing

PIZZAZ!by the University of Oregon
Writer's Resource Center

Career Writing

CC Career Center Preparation 
Personal Statement

Portfolio Links 

First-Year Writing Portfolio, Class of 2018 (Winter Start)

First-Year Writing Portfolio, Class of 2019 

Block 4 Promos

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