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Writing Associates | Tutoring Services

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Need Help with an Essay? 

The Writing Associates Program offers free peer tutoring to students

in 100- and 200-level Composition (WR)English literature (ENG),

and Clark Honors College Arts and Letters (HC) classes.

You can work with a Writing Associate to craft clearer, more effective essays:

  • Develop ideas
  • Find and support a strong thesis
  • Engage primary and secondary sources
  • Organize an argument
  • Revise a rough draft

Here’s how to get started:

For help with an essay for WR 121, WR 122, WR 123, or WR 195

Go to the CTW Tutorial page to schedule an appointment.

  • Click “Create New Account.” You’ll be asked to create a username and password.
  • Log in with your new username and password.
  • Schedule a tutoring session by clicking on “Tutoring Calendar” and choosing an available appointment time.
  • Meet your tutor in PLC 269 at your appointed time, and bring with you a paper copy of your essay draft, assignment directions, syllabus, and a pen or pencil.
  • Sessions last 50 minutes and must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
    • There is no drop-in tutoring.

For help with an essay for a 100- or 200-level English (ENG) course 

Go to the Writing Associates Tutorial page to schedule an appointment.

  • Click “Create New Account.” You’ll be asked to create a username and password.
  • Log in with your new username and password.
  • Schedule a tutoring session by clicking on “Tutoring Calendar” and choosing an available appointment time.
  • Meet your tutor in PLC 269 at your appointed time, and bring with you a paper copy of your essay draft, assignment directions, syllabus, and a pen or pencil.
  • Sessions last 50 minutes and must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
    • There is no drop-in tutoring.

For help with an essay for a 200-level Honors College (HC) Arts and Letters course

go to the Writing Associates Tutorial page to schedule an appointment. 

  • Click “Create New Account.” You’ll be asked to create a username and password.
  • Log in with your new username and password.
  • Schedule a tutoring session by clicking on “Tutoring Calendar” and choosing an available appointment time.
  • Meet your tutor in PLC 269 at your appointed time, and bring with you a paper copy of your essay draft, assignment directions, syllabus, and a pen or pencil.
  • Sessions last 50 minutes and must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
    • There is no drop-in tutoring.

For more information about Writing Associates Tutoring Services and Internships,

visit the Writing Associates Program and the Center for Teaching Writing.

For help with scheduling, contact Elizabeth Curry.

For questions about the Writing Associates Program, contact Dr. Kate Myers.