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Writing Services

Learn about how to get help with your writing for AMBS students.

Writing Services

This document contains more information about Writing Services at AMBS.

Writing Services FAQ

What kinds of things can you help with?

We can help with all aspects of your writing assignments, such as:

  • Locating and evaluating sources for research papers
  • Assistance with information literacy and plagiarism issues
  • Consulting on development and organization of ideas in research papers or shorter writing assignments. Contact us if you need help focusing your topic, developing your thesis, or making an outline for your paper.
  • Correcting errors in grammar or style for first drafts
  • Proofreading final drafts (3 days prior to due date)

Do you have any other problems with reading, writing, or research? Ask us for help!

 

How do I submit an assignment to the Writing Center for review?

Email assignments (in Microsoft Word format) to [email protected].  CC your professor on the email so they know you’ve submitted it to us.

 

When should I submit an assignment to the Writing Center?

Many, but not all, AMBS professors will consider assignments submitted to the Writing Center on the due date as “on time” submissions (even if it takes a few days for you to receive and implement feedback).  You should check with each professor and syllabus for specific policies on due dates and submissions to writing services.

If your professor does not count assignments as on time when submitted to writing services on the due date, you should observe the writing services deadlines outlined in this document.

We are happy to review early drafts of assignments before they are due, as well.

 

How long does it take to receive feedback from the Writing Center?

We aim to return assignments to you within three (3) business days.  Often we can return them more quickly than this.  However, at times with particularly heavy workloads, we may need to take more time than this.

If you have been waiting more than three days for feedback, feel free to reach out to us for a status update.

 

How will I receive feedback?

Our Writing Services team will review your assignment and make suggestions, revisions, and comments within Microsoft Word.  When finished, your document will be uploaded into Google Drive and shared with you.  You will have to download the assignment to review our suggestions.

 

How long after I receive feedback do I have to submit the assignment to my professor?

This will vary depending on each professor’s expectations.  Please see your syllabus or speak with your professor.

Writing Services Coordinator