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
- MLA in-text citation guidelines
- MLA works cited guidelines
- The Oxford English Dictionary online: comprehensive definitions and historical etymologies.
- Grammar Bytes interactive quizzes to help test and improve knowledge and skills.
- Concerned about plagiarism? Learn proper citation techniques and tips!
- 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.
- Purdue Online Writing Lab: Purdue OWL is a great resource for a wide range of writing issues, including grammar, citation, and the writing process.