Forget Your Major: The Importance of Writing and Writing Centers in all Disciplines

by Zach Patton I am a business student, currently studying marketing at the Boler College of Business here at John Carroll University.  When I converse with friends and students who don’t know about my position as a consultant in our Writing Center, their response is almost always the same, “I thought only English majors could… Read More Forget Your Major: The Importance of Writing and Writing Centers in all Disciplines

Good vs. Well: The Correct Response to “How Are You?”

By Antonia Piazza Walking past your professor, she smiles and says, “Hi, how are you?” “I’m good, thanks.  How are you?” you respond politely. “I am well, thank you,” she responds, and you immediately think Shoot, she just corrected my grammar.  I should have said “well.” How are you?  How ya doing? Are you good?… Read More Good vs. Well: The Correct Response to “How Are You?”

The Writing Center: Not Just the Final Step, but any Step in the Writing Process

by Paige Perla For freshman students, the idea of writing for college professors can be quite intimidating. For many, especially those not fully comfortable with academic writing, getting started can often be the hardest part. Rather than feel pressured to complete a perfect full draft, students should know they are welcome to come at any… Read More The Writing Center: Not Just the Final Step, but any Step in the Writing Process