Writing Center Events
Personal Statements for Medical School Applications
Part I: Tuesday, March 26th @ 5:00 (RSVP only)
Introduction to writing personal statements for medical school applications
Part II: Dates TBD
Medical school personal statement workshops
Personal Statements for Graduate School Applications, Fellowships, and Scholarships
By appointment only
Please contact Will Toner, Associate Director of the Writing Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule personal statement (or cover letter) consultations for graduate school, fellowship, scholarship, or professional applications.
Faculty Writers’ Retreat
“Our writing workshop had a huge impact on my quality of life. Without this intentional commitment of time to write, there’s no way I could have finished up my research analysis, which was long overdue.” – Dr. Robert Hackey
Quick Question Drop-In Sessions
Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the Writing Center beginning October 17th.
Do you have a specific question about your introduction or conclusion? Are you unsure about the wording of your thesis? Drop by the Writing Center on Tuesdays from 2:00-3:30 to discuss a particular question or section of your paper with a writing tutor. Remember: first-come, first-served! [NOTE: To have your paper read in entirety, you must schedule a one-on-one appointment with a tutor in advance.]
Selling the Sizzle: Writing Effective Personal Statements
Wednesday, November 14th at 3:30 in Lib 249
While grades, activities, and accomplishments are the “steak” of your graduate school application, your personal statement is the “sizzle.” Join us and learn how you have transform your personal statement from one among many to one among the chosen few!
Faculty Book Group – The Meaningful Writing Project
The Writing Center and the Center for Teaching Excellence invite faculty to participate in a book discussion for those interested in exploring best practices in writing assignment design. Sessions will take place over three dates in October and November, based on participant availability. RSVPs will be capped at 10. Please contact Will Toner at email@example.com to reserve your copy of the book and a seat at the discussion table.