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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

Upcoming Workshops!

Finals Write-In!

Wednesday, May 2; 6pm- 11pm; 162 Thorndike Hall or New Res TV Lounge

Please join the Graduate Writing Center and the Office of Residential Services for an evening of finals writing.  Writing consultants will be on site to answer quick questions and cheer you on. 

No RSVP is required.  


Upcoming Mini Workshops

Dates:  

Concept Mapping, March 20

Annotated Bibliographies, April 6

Outlining, April 10

Time:  10 am- 12pm

Location: The GWC, 162 Thorndike

The GWC is hosting three mini workshops in the month of February covering a different topic each week.  These workshops are limited to four students working closely with one consultant.  

To RSVP email writingcenter@tc.edu.