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Resources for Students

The Writing Center has a lot to offer both in-person and online. Check out our handouts and services or make an appointment with one of our tutors! Chances are one of our tutors has taken the class you are in now or at least had a class with your professor and can talk about what your professor looks for in an assignment. 

Humanities Writing Prewriting Reading Strategies    Research Questions    Idea Clustering    Deconstructing a Prompt
Discovery Draft Freewriting     Selecting a Topic     Outlining
Rough Draft Introduction     Thesis     Body Paragraphs     Conclusion
Revision Receiving and Applying Feedback      Questions for Revision
Final Draft Transitions     Integrating Quotes     Grammar/Polish
Citations MLA In-text Citations     Footnotes and Endnotes
APA Formatting and Style     Citations and References    Tables and Figures    Footnotes and Endnotes
Other Harvard       Chicago/Turabian
Science Writing General The Lab Report     General Guidelines
Discipline Conventions Anthropology     Biology     Chemistry     Economics/Business     Environmental Science     Geology     Neuroscience     Physics     Psychology     Sociology
Miscellaneous Skills Close Reading     Literature Review     Comparative Essay    Abstract     Poetry Analysis   Paraphrasing vs Quoting     Grant Proposals     Book and Film Reviews      Response Paper     Annotated Bibliography     Critical Analysis     Reflective Writing     Case Studies
Plagiarism CC Honor Code     Writing Across Borders     Cultural Definitions of Intellectual Property
Career Writing Analyzing Job Descriptions     Curriculum Vitae     Cover Letter     CC Career Center
Creative Writing Generation Genres     Prompts     National Novel-Writing Month 
Revision Asking for Feedback     Revising
Journals and Writing Communities Glimmer Train     Sixfold     Contests
Thesis Writing Thesis-Writing Specialist
Portfolio Link First-Year Writing Portfolio and Progress Requirements, Class of 2019 and Beyond