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Fix Your Grammar…

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Because we all need a laugh on Monday:
Fix Your Grammar
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Meet Our Graduate Writing Center Tutors for Spring 2014!

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We are happy to announce the opening of the Gradate Writing Center this semester with a set of excellent tutors. Please read on below to learn more about each of our tutors! Danny McCarthy was born and raised in the Monterey … Continue reading Continue reading

Milk and Cookies at the GWC

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Stop by the Graduate Writing Center to learn about our services and have a morning snack this week from 9am to 12pm! What could be better than that on a rainy morning?

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How to Become a Better Writer

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I recently got asked how I became a good writer and why I enjoyed writing so much. For me, writing has just always been a part of my life. So coming up with an answer to this question made me … Continue reading Continue reading

Global Styles of Rhetorical Organization

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In 1966, Robert B. Kaplan published the following diagram to illustrate what he took to be the preferred or most common ways of organizing written discourse across different cultures: Kaplan’s schema has been criticized for being overly reductionist, but it … Continue reading Continue reading

Useful Tip for Identifying Mistakes

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Over the course of this semester, professors will require students to write many academic papers from policy memos to research papers to literature reviews and so on. After staring at a computer screen for hours, it is possible that you … Continue reading Continue reading

Policy Writing

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For all those students in Policy Analysis looking for help on their policy memos and other related work, it can often be difficult to know where to start. So many policies, so little time! It is important to remember that … Continue reading Continue reading

The Top-Down Approach to Revision

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What is the most important component of a successful paper? Focus? Cohesion and coherence? Sentence variety? Appropriate Citation? Strong grammar? Truthfully, they are all crucial aspects to writing. However, in the revision process, some concerns come before others. The writing … Continue reading Continue reading

Meet Our Tutors

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Ellie Wolf is an English as a Second Language instructor with five years of experience as a writing tutor. She graduated from the MIIS MATESOL program in summer 2013 and currently teaches Reading and Writing, Oral Communication, and Active Listening Strategies in the MIIS Intensive … Continue reading Continue reading

Milk and Cookies at GWC

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Stop by the GWC for milk and cookies from 9am-12pm this week!
Meet tutors, get your questions about the writing center answered and enjoy some yumminess!
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