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About BentleyWritingCenter

This is the official blog of the Bentley University Writing Center staff.

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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Writing Center Open House Pictures

When new students came to the Writing Center open house this year, we asked them to do one of two things: add their own thoughts to a collaborative exquisite corpse story or respond to some images we had on the wall. … Continue reading

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Library Open House Exquisite Corpse Project

Today the Writing Center participated in the library’s open house, and when new first-year students visited us, they were asked to participate in one of two writing projects. One of them was an exquisite corpse project where they were only … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Character Development in Creative Writing

by Nicole Wong Most of us here at Bentley spend our time writing research reports or critical analyses on other peoples’ work.But what happens when you are the creator of that work yourself? For the past year, I have worked … Continue reading

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