Being a Writing Center Tutor

Recently a few tutors reflected on their experiences as Writing Center tutors. Here are two different perspectives. One is from a senior who has worked at the Writing Center for almost three years, and the others is written by someone who just started working there this semester. Sixth and Final Semester As I am writing … Continue reading Being a Writing Center Tutor

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A Word Is Worth A Thousand Pictures, Too

by Roma Gujarathi Some words have an allure of their own. Sometimes it’s the way a word sounds, like mellifluous; the letters flow so smoothly together. Other words, like hiraeth, are surrounded by a sense of mystery. Yet still, there are words like sonder that make you pause in wonder. Each of these words is … Continue reading A Word Is Worth A Thousand Pictures, Too

Good Luck! 3 Pieces of Advice for Graduating Seniors

by Greg Farber-Mazor At the end of every year, as the graduating senior Writing Center tutors are preparing to move on from the confines of the library basement (and Bentley), I typically write them a short note of thanks and wish them well in their future endeavors. This year, for reasons I can’t quite put … Continue reading Good Luck! 3 Pieces of Advice for Graduating Seniors

The Dos and Don’ts of Professional E-mails

By Alison Fortier Bentley definitely prepares us well for the business world with all the GBs and even CDI, but we’re left to figure out other things on our own. For example: writing professionally for day-to-day business. Don’t worry if this part of business isn’t your favorite thing in the world because there are several … Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts of Professional E-mails