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Four Things People Won’t Tell You About Writing a Personal Statement

By Emily K. Tudorache Recently, I applied for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, a process which—although generally quite daunting—worsened when the time came to write my personal statement. Never in my three years of college has a writing assignment posed … Continue reading

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Mission (I’m)Possible: Writing College and Program Applications

By Ash Thoms College and program applications are full of different information that, while giving a good overview of where you’ve been and what you’ve done, doesn’t actually represent who you are as a person. When was the last time … Continue reading

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Thesis: Making the Most of the Writing Center

By Miranda Smith How to Make the Most of Your Writing Center Appointment when Bringing in a Thesis, Dissertation or Group Project Large projects can have unique challenges, and the Writing Center can help you with them, such as consolidating … Continue reading

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A Capital Issue, Degrees in Academic Writing

By:  Aaron Smale Whether you are an incoming freshman or an established grad student, you may find it necessary to communicate your professional or academic titles, degrees, and certifications. In a lot of cases, how you use these titles in … 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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