Strong writing skills are crucial to student success. Honing your writing skills with the Office for Student Success and Achievement can help you to leverage active voice, differentiate commonly confused words, and properly cite sources to avoid acts of plagiarism. The writing skill building activities and apps within this section can improve your overall academic standing, advance your communication skills, and lay the foundation for strong writing in the workplace after college. Moreover, tutors are available to help not only with proofreading and strengthening an argument, but also development of essay and paper ideas. Visit Milledge Hall to schedule your FREE writing services with peer tutors from a diverse set of majors and nearly every college on campus. Support for undergraduate and graduate students are available.

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Further Reading

OSSA staff have compiled the best writing resources to assist you on your upcoming writing assignment. Review the options below to make the most of your upcoming paper, speech, or statement of purpose.

Faculty-Focused Resources
List of Writing Resources
Using References
Writing Guides
Writing Motivation
Writing Tips

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