Resources for Writers

  • Organization and Structure
    Important insights and information about assembling your paper
    Confusable words, parallel structure, subject-verb agreement, tense shifting, and other tips for good grammar
    Helpful information on punctuation, proofreading, commas, semicolons, and more
    Using “I” and “You,” using non-sexist language, and whether you should write the way you speak
    Business Writing
    Information for students writing cover letters, personal statements, resumes, memos and more.
    Staff Picks
    Outstanding essays, writing tips from the tutors and more.
    Research and Documentation
    Information to help you get started reading, choosing a topic, writing, and rewriting papers. Here are some example papers and links for MLA and APA style of citations.
    Multilingual Writers
    This information is specific to the writing needs of multilingual students.
    Before You Write
    Before you write a paper, you need to select a topic and focus your paper with a strong thesis statement. This information will help you with the prewriting process.
    Revising and Proofreading
    Learn how to revise or proofread a paper and the difference between the two.