WRITING HELP AT GEORGIA STATE
The Writing Studio
The Writing Studio is a welcoming space for undergraduate and graduate students that offers face-to-face tutoring sessions and online writing resources.
Visit the Writing Studio on the 24th floor of 25 Park Place, Room 2420 to practice the art of writing.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
The Intensive English Program offers tutoring services to students whose first language is not English.
ESL tutoring sessions are 45 minutes each and are held in the University Library.
ONLINE WRITING HANDBOOKS
Consider these online writing handbooks to strengthen skills essential for expository essay writing. These handbooks cover topics in proper grammar usage, clear organization, appropriate style and correct citation.
PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC WRITING
A great policy memo reflects strong analysis of a policy issue in format that is clear and concise. Memos are typically audience-specific and offer policy recommendations.
Successful grant proposals help organizations gain funding for programs and/or research.
Writing a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation can be a daunting process. Remember to keep academic guidelines and organizational tools in mind. Then write, revise, and repeat until complete!
CHECK AND CITE YOUR WORK
Be sure to review your work. Don’t lose points for improper grammar or incorrect citations.
- Grammarly proofreads your text for grammatical errors and plagiarism and also suggests corrections.
- Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects and create bibliographies.
- EndNote is a program for managing bibliographic citations. It can automate much of the work of organizing and formatting citations and bibliographies in your writing. EndNote can connect to online sources such as GIL and article databases, output results in more than 1,000 different bibliographic styles, add notes and images to your citations and more.
- The Turnitin app in BrightSpace allows students to detect unintentional plagiarism in their writing and later view feedback on their writing from professors.