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How to Crack Down on That Paper You’ve Been Avoiding

By Kudzai Chifamba “Where do I even begin?” This seems to be the universal question we ask ourselves when faced with the challenge of starting that paper. You know which paper I’m talking about: the one you vaguely remember seeing … Continue reading

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Putting Perfection Aside: Tips for Breaking Your Writer’s Block

By Conrad Chow I’m staring at a blank word document. Thirty minutes have passed—only a title and two sentences have made it to the page. The document is now staring at me, waiting. Have you ever found yourself struggling to … Continue reading

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Snow Write and the Seven Steps for Successful Writing Center Sessions: Part Three

By Logan Brown, Shyene Joubert, Kylie Lohmeyer, Christina Roberts, Lindsey Howell, Iris Saltus, and Izzy Comin Step Five: Gearing Toward Your Writing Goals  Just as Happy’s brother, Grumpy, exited the University Writing Center, Snow Write came to greet them in … Continue reading

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Snow Write and the Seven Tips for Successful Writing Center Sessions: Part Two

By Logan Brown, Shyene Joubert, Kylie Lohmeyer, Christina Roberts, Lindsey Howell, Iris Saltus, and Izzy Comin Step Three: Sleeping In and Saving Face in the Wake of Late Appointments A blaring whistle startled Sleepy, who was in the midst of … Continue reading

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Snow Write and the Seven Steps for Successful Writing Center Sessions

By Logan Brown, Shyene Joubert, Kylie Lohmeyer, Christina Roberts, Lindsey Howell, Iris Saltus, and Izzy Comin Step One: Choosing the Fairest Consultant of Them All Once upon a time, a writing consultant named Snow Write was waiting for her brew … Continue reading

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The Oxford Comma Serial Killer: Part Three

By Trent Unruh, Edwin Tran, Kaitie Christensen, Ana Santana, and Melissa Waters The Finale: Crime Scenes, Criminals and Cops The detectives and police squad gathered around the office pin board. Photos of crime scenes and copies of notes were connected … Continue reading

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The Three-Pronged Thesis: Trials and Tribulations

By Kylie Lohmeyer The college experience is far different from high school and making such an extreme transition can be tough. Though living without the comforts of home is nothing shy of awful, the true challenge of college is adapting … Continue reading

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Don’t Stress—Schedule

By Kari Lease Balancing all of your responsibilities can be a challenge. As a student and an employee, I have developed a few strategies to reduce stress and achieve my goals. To be successful, I cannot stress enough the importance … Continue reading

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Tips for Requesting Letters of Recommendation

By Erica Dietlein So you need a letter of recommendation. Especially if you’ve never asked for one, this can be a daunting task. How do I ask for something like that? Who do I ask? What if they say no? … Continue reading

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Confusing, Complicated, Curious Words We All Mix-Up Sometimes

By Ash Thoms Your brain is probably wondering why you’re reading this blog post. Your and you’re are two words that are commonly confused in written form. When we use “your,” we’re talking about possession, as in it belongs to … Continue reading

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