Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Process of Writing

by Brianna Soloski The writing process is very personal and specific, and there are many ways to approach it. What works for one person may not work for someone else. From the writing consultant perspective, it’s important to be aware … Continue reading

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Personal Statements and Statements of Purpose and Admission Essays, Oh My!

By Miranda Smith Late November to early February brings with it a very exciting and stressful time of year: applying to graduate school. The education possibilities suddenly seem endless and overwhelming, as does the application process with its varying deadlines … Continue reading

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The Phonetics of Rhetoric

By Janet Lee When writing argumentative essays, cover letters, or dissertations, our primary concern resides with the soundness (logos) of our argument: how do we best organize our evidence? Is it focused? Are our sources reliable? Our ability to present … Continue reading

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