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Q. What is the Writing Center?


The Writing Center is here to assist you with any writing project, at any stage of your writing process. The center's well-trained peer consultants can help you to brainstorm ideas, organize content, integrate research, polish a draft, and correctly document sources.

Any graduate or undergraduate GVSU student can make an appointment or take advantage of our drop-in hours simply by coming into the center with a draft of your writing. Faculty and staff interested in writing consultations for their own work and our other services can call 616-331-2922.

*Information retrieved from the Writing Center's "Home" page


What They Do


  • Brainstorming and selecting a topic
  • Understanding your assignment
  • Navigating and interpreting professor feedback
  • Considering your audience and what expectations they have
  • Organizing your ideas and structuring your paper
  • Crafting an argument, message, theme, or story
  • Integrating sources and considering their effectiveness
  • Revising, editing, and formatting your work
  • Learning how to use and perform different citation styles
  • Clarifying your message and editing your language

*Information retrieved from the Writing Center's "What We Do" page




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  • Last Updated Oct 18, 2019
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  • Answered By Melanie Rabine

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