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Types of Writing

There are a variety of essays that exist in writing.


Argumentative Essays

What is an argument & why you need it
By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Persuasive Essays

Three ways to persuade
By California State University -- Los Angeles


Personal Essays to Grad School

Writing a personal essay for graduate and professional
By Colgate University


Business Writing

Professional writing handouts and resources
By Purdue University OWL


Project Proposals

How to write a project proposal
By Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Literature Review

The literature review: A few tips on conducting it
By University of Toronto

Review of literature
By University of Wisconsin--Madison


Research Reports

What are research reports and why would I write one?
By University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


Poster Presentations

Developing a Poster Presentation
By University of Kansas


Thesis/Dissertations

How To Write A Dissertation
By Purdue University OWL

Starting, drafting, and completing your dissertation
By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Writing in Psychology

Psychology with style: A hypertext writing guide
By University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point

How to write a research report in psychology
By University of Pennsylvania

Online Workshops!

Need a summer writing refresher?  Enjoy our free online webinars. 

 

Goal Setting Webinar

Check out our webinar on Goal Setting available here


APA Style Overview

Check out our webinar on APA Style available here.  


 

Orientation workshop dates are now available.  

Introduction to Academic Writing 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29; FRIDAY, AUGUST 31; FRIDAY, SEPTERMBER 7

This workshop will provide students with guidelines and strategies for producing academic writing. Participants will learn basic tips about organization, academic conventions, and citations. Strategies for writing and proofreading and hints for finding and using resources will particularly be covered.