What the Writing Center Can and Can't Do For You

Look below for guidance on what writing consultants can and can't do for you during a writing center appointment.

Can

  • Help you locate and correct errors
  • Give feedback on focus, organization, & clarity
  • Help you decide what to focus on in one session
  • Help brainstorm ideas for your paper
  • Help you become a better writer
  • Can't

  • Correct your paper for you
  • Interpret teacher's assignment
  • Tell you what to write
  • Address everything in one session
  • Guarantee a good grade on your paper