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).
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 [...]
I have a confession to make: up until this point in my college career, I had never had an appointment at the Writing Center. A lot of this has to do the fact I tend to finish my papers at the last minute. I had always had this unfounded idea that in order to take [...]
After an exhausting finals week, I am finally home! I’m thinking that for the most part, all of my final exams and projects went well, so I haven’t felt the need to obsessively check my grades. Given the amount of time I think it will take my professors to calculate my grades, I’m not expecting [...]
I love college and I love McDaniel college. But one of my least favorite things ever is coming back to campus after Thanksgiving break to wrap up fall semester. I have a lot of things that I need to work on over the next two and a half weeks. For the most part, these papers [...]