Writing Center

What the Writing Center Tutor Does

  • Helps you clarify your writing goals
  • Helps you understand and develop your writing process
  • Suggests new writing strategies
  • Asks questions to help clarify meaning
  • Shows you places where meaning could be clearer
  • Helps you write stronger thesis statements and topic sentences
  • Offers strategies for organizing paragraphs and essays
  • Helps you use reference materials
  • Helps you diagnose writing problems
  • Helps you edit and proofread your own work
  • Answers questions about grammar and mechanics
  • Answers questions about essay format and documentation