Studying in New York City allows you access to a plethora of resources for your writing. If you’re looking to improve your grammar, punctuation, or your overall skills, there are a myriad of ways to boost your technique including workshops and online resources. 


Email Etiquette: Communicating with Faculty

Purdue Online Writing Lab: Purdue OWL is a great resource for a wide range of writing issues, including grammar, citation, and the writing process.

MLA in-text citation guidelines

MLA works cited guidelines

The Oxford English Dictionary online: Use the OED to find comprehensive definitions as well as historical etymologies.

Grammar Bytes offers a series of interactive quizzes to help you test and improve your knowledge and skills.

Concerned about plagiarism? Learn proper citation techniques and tips experts at Accredited Schools Online.

As the first-year writing consultant at Cornell College, Shawn Patrick Doyle offers a valuable and practical perspective in his blog Good writer, bad writer. Doyle offers excellent advice on all stages of the writing process, and has thoughtful posts about anxiety and procrastination, time management, and writing longer essays.

If you’re interested in what New York City has to offer young, aspiring writers, check out the NY Writers Coalition and Writer’s Digest.