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Writing Center tutors are experienced in providing quality assistance in student writing needs for a variety of disciplines.  All our tutors are able to assist with helping to generate, develop, and organize ideas for composition based assignments that include paragraphs and essays.  However, we also have tutors who also specialize in providing writing guidance concerning specific writing needs, such as grammar, English as a second language issues, and different formatting styles including APA and MLA formats.

Please refer to the tutors below for a detailed description of their expertise to better assist your writing needs.

Writing Center tutors are experienced in providing quality assistance in student writing needs for a variety of disciplines.  All our tutors are able to assist with helping to generate, develop, and organize ideas for composition based assignments that include paragraphs and essays.  However, we also have tutors who also specialize in providing writing guidance concerning specific writing needs, such as grammar, English as a second language issues, and different formatting styles including APA and MLA formats.

Please refer to the tutors below for a detailed description of their expertise to better assist your writing needs.


Tutor: ADAM

  •  ESL SUPPORT:
    • Grammar
  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
    • Grammar
    • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Fallacies
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • APA
    • MLA
    • Chicago Format
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Note Taking Strategies
    • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
    • Personal Statements for College
    • Personal Statements for Scholarships
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
    • Creative Writing
    • Feminist Studies
    • Film Studies
    • LGBT Studies
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures

Tutor: CHLOE

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Conversation Skills
    • Pronunciation
  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
    • Pronunciation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Personal Statements for Scholarships
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Chicano Literature
    • Feminist Studies
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Religious Studies
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures

Tutor: FABIAN

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Conversation Skills
    • Grammar
    • Pronunciation
  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
    • Grammar
    • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Fallacies
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • APA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Finding the Main Ideas
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Note Taking Strategies
    • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
    • Personal Statements for College
    • Personal Statements for Scholarships
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
    • Business Writing
    • Creative Writing

Tutor: IRRIS

  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • APA
    • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Note Taking Strategies
  • SUBJECTS OF EXPERTISE:
    • Criminal Justice
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures

Tutor: JESSICA

  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Literary Analysis
  • SUBJECTS OF EXPERTISE:
    • Chicano Literature
    • Women’s Studies

Tutor:  JOANNA

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Conversation Skills
    • Grammar
    • Pronunciation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Fallacies
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • APA
    • MLA
    • Chicago Format
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Note Taking Strategies
    • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
    • Personal Statements for College
    • Personal Statements for Scholarships
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
    • African American Literature
    • Asian American Literature
    • Chicano Literature
    • Film Studies
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures
    • Sociology

Tutor:  KARINA

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Pronunciation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • APA
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
    • Personal Statements for Scholarships
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures

Tutor:  KIMBERLY

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Grammar for ESL Students
  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
    • Grammar
    • Punctuation
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Personal Statements for Scholarships
    • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
    • Asian American Literature
    • Asian Studies

Tutor:  LEAH

  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
    • Conversation Skills
    • Grammar
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • MLA
    • Chicago
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Note Taking Strategies
    • Personal Statements for Scholarships
  • VARIOUS SUBJECTS:
    • African American literature
    • Creative Writing
    • English Literature
    • History

Tutor:  LISA

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Conversation Skills
    • Idiom Development
    • Pronunciation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Internet Research
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
    • Finding the Main Ideas
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
    • Scholarship: Personal Statements
  • SUBJECTS OF EXPERTISE:
    • African American Literature
    • Art History and Visual Analysis
    • Chicano Literature
    • Creative Writing
    • Film Studies
    • Religious Studies
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures

Tutor: MICAH

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Conversation Skills
    • Grammar
    • Pronunciation
  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
    • Grammar
    • Pronunciation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • APA
    • MLA
    • Chicago Format
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Note Taking Strategies
    • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
    • Personal Statements for College
    • Personal Statements for Scholarships
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
    • Asian American Literature
    • Creative Writing
    • Feminist Studies
    • LGBT Studies
    • Poetry
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures

Tutor:  PATRICK B.

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Grammar
    • Pronunciation
  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
    • Grammar
    • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Focusing Ideas
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Note Taking Strategies
    • Scholarship Personal Statements
  • SUBJECTS OF EXPERTISE:
    • African American Literature
    • Asian American Literature
    • Chicano Literature
    • Creative Writing
    • Feminist Studies
    • Film Studies
    • History
    • Music
    • Poetry
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures

Tutor:  PATRICK

  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
    • Grammar
    • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Advice on the English 015 Exam
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • APA
    • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Literary Analysis
  • SUBJECTS OF EXPERTISE:
    • Biology
    • Business Writing
    • Chemistry
    • Creative Writing
    • History
    • Law
    • Philosophy
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology

Tutor:  ROSEMARY

  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
    • Personal Statements for Scholarships
  • SUBJECTS OF EXPERTISE:
    • Business Writing
    • History
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures

Tutor:  RUBEN

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Conversation Skills
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • SUBJECTS OF EXPERTISE:
    • Creative Writing
    • Film Studies
    • Music
    • Philosophy
    • Poetry
    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology

Tutor:  SHARONA

  • ESL SUPPORT:
    • Conversation Skills
    • Grammar
    • Pronunciation
  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
    • Grammar
    • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
    • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
    • Critical Thinking Skill Development
    • Developing Ideas / Organizing Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
    • Focusing Ideas
    • Internet Research
    • Research Papers
    • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
    • APA
    • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
    • Active Reading
    • Finding the Main Ideas
    • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
    • Note Taking Strategies
    • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
    • Scholarship Personal Statements
  • SUBJECTS OF EXPERTISE:
    • Art
    • Biology
    • Business Writing
    • Creative Writing
    • Feminist Studies
    • Film Studies
    • History
    • Law
    • LGBT Studies
    • Music
    • Poetry
    • Reviewing and Formatting Scripts for Motion Pictures