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The Learning Commons Operation and Writing Assistance Hours

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The Learning Commons is open:

Monday-Friday  8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday  8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Writing Assistance:

Monday 9-noon.; 1:30-5 p.m.
Tuesday 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday  10-noon; 3:30-5 p.m.
Thursday     9-noon.; 1:30-5 p.m.
Friday    9-10 a.m.; 1:30-5 p.m
and by appointment

Introduction to Writing Assistance in The Learning Commons

Strong writing abilities are essential to any field. George Williams College professional writing coaches work one-on-one with students who are in all stages of the writing process: from brainstorming to drafting to the final stages of revision encouraging decisions on style, voice, audience, and purpose. Through working with consultants, you can become a more effective, confident writer.

  • Through working with a writing consultant, students will:
  • Gain techniques for better comprehension of the goals of writing assignments
  • Develop strategies to determine topics, plan papers, and organize draft
  • Learn how to express ideas clearly and utilize correct grammar and punctuation
  • Discover how to use language to successfully persuade an audience
  • Learn how to proofread and edit effectively
  • Use outside sources effectively and document them correctly, using APA and MLA styles

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