Check Yourself before you Grammarly Yourself

In our age of technology, it's about time for a mainstream grammar checker to enter our academic knowledge. Grammarly, an extension you can use to essentially "proofread" your paper, is one such player in this field. As tutors, our preference will always be for human interaction when it comes to grammatical concepts. Every document is …

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Ask the Specialists (February): Changing Your Writing Process

We're back and open for business! Last Friday, we had our meeting to prepare for today's opening festivities and our tutors answered the following questions: What do you wish you could change about your own writing or writing process? What's the most common error(s) you find in your own papers? Are you able to train …

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Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Grammar

Welcome to the last post in the tips and tricks self-editing series! We’ve discussed content and how to develop our ideas and arguments; we’ve tackled organization and how to present our content clearly; we’ve even covered style and how to present those ideas in a clear and enjoyable way. Today, we’re going to delve into …

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Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Style

Welcome back to the tips and tricks self-editing series! We’ve already talked about content and organization, so today we’re going to explore style. Copyrights belong to geonetric.com. Style refers to the way a writer uses words and makes sentences—in essence, what makes each writer unique. Every time you get comments back on an assignment that …

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Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Organization

Hello, and welcome back to the tips and tricks self-editing series! Last time, we talked about content, our ideas and arguments. Today, we’re going to focus on the second most important aspect of writing: organization. How many times have you stopped reading or looking at something because you didn’t know how to follow it? Did …

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Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Content

Welcome to our tips and tricks for self-editing series! This four-part Thursday series will help you become more familiar with your own work, so you can improve your content, organization, style, and grammar on your own. This series is aimed so that this situation won’t happen to you: Today, we’re going to start with content. Some …

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