Information and tips about using a Writing and Academic Mentor in a First-Year Seminar 2014-2015.
Drop-in Writing Tutoring in CTLR and in the Five Commons begins the second week of the fall and spring semesters.
Drop-in peer writing tutoring begins the second week of the fall and spring semesters. Drop-in Peer Writing Tutors are available for writing tutoring sessions:
7:30 pm - midnight Sunday through Thursday
(except during school vacations)
The Writing and Academic Mentor for First-Year Seminars (FYSM) serves as a mentor and writing tutor for first-year students, assisting them with writing and oral presentation skills, time and project management. The Mentor can work with students individually or in groups, either during class time or outside of class, for up to 60 hours over the course of the semester. The Mentors will be trained, supervised, and paid by CTLR. To learn more about the program contact:
The Paul W. Ward '25 Memorial Prize competition recognizes annually those first-year students who are judged by the faculty to have produced outstanding essays in writing classes during that academic year.