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Turning paper stress into paper success

As a liberal arts college, McDaniel is a place where students take classes in a variety of disciplines, regardless of their major. As a result, McDaniel students can expect to write at least a few papers a semester (and if you’re majoring in something in the humanities, you can expect to write a lot more).

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What does a McDaniel writing tutor do?

As a peer writing tutor at McDaniel’s writing center, I have one of the best jobs a student can have on campus. For six (nonconsecutive) hours per week, I get to work with McDaniel students from a variety of backgrounds and majors to work with them to improve their writing. The students I help are [...]

Starting the Semester with Some New Responsibilities

This semester will definitely be busier than usual for me, which I’ll discuss later in the week with my first week of classes. Today I’d like to discuss the additional responsibilities I’ve chosen to take on this semester that will test my time management skills.

The biggest thing is that I’ve decided to become more [...]

Senior Seminar

I have discussed this in earlier blog posts, but it’s time for me to really explain about senior seminar. It doesn’t help that it is all I can think about right now as I work on it every spare minute.

For each major on campus, you have a culminating capstone that demonstrates everything you have [...]

Midterm Week

It’s that unavoidable point in the semester that every student dreads: midterms. Of course they come right before spring break, looming over your head as you’re busy thinking about the beach you’ll be laying on at that time next week.

I always get lucky and usually have a mixture of tests, papers, or projects, making [...]