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WHAT WE DO
From blank sheet of paper to polished copy, the Graduate Writing Center loves to help bring beautiful words into the world. Do you have punctuation problems? Development dilemmas? Writer's block? Grammar headaches? Word choice worries? Never fear! The Graduate Writing Center is here!
Make an appointment online at www.gwc.genbook.com today!
You can find us on the west wing of the Simoneau house at 456 Van Buren Street. We offer one hour appointments (limited to one per student per week), but if there is an open slot that no one is using, you can just drop in!
The writing center is open from 9am-12pm and 4pm-8pm Monday through Friday.
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In November 2014, The Monterey Institute’s Graduate Writing Center, the Institute’s Digital Learning Commons, and The WIP will team up to pilot our Critical Voices Writing Fellowship. Three to five international writers will be selected to for this initial pilot program. Selected … Continue reading
Adam Garnica is a student in the MA TESOL program at MIIS. He studied English literature and creative writing for his undergraduate degree at the University of Tampa. He is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Mongolia, where he served … Continue reading
Because we all need a laugh on Monday: Fix Your Grammar
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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!