5 Common Grammar Mistakes in Academic English

by Emily Herring, Harvard College Writing Center English Grammar and Language Tutor  #1: ARTICLES (the/a)I found a cat. = I found any cat.I found the cat. = I found a specific cat.I found cats. = I found a general group of cats.General rule: Use “a” for an unknown object; “the” for a specific, previously discussed…

Be Your Own Writing Tutor

by Maya Jenkins Finished with an essay draft and stuck on revising? Hoping to avoid the most common pitfalls of academic writing? Want to learn how to think like a Writing Center tutor? Look no further than this blog post! Below, you’ll find a list of the top ten paper problems that we here at…

What makes a good thesis?

@harvardwritingcenter a good thesis is arguable! ##fyp ##writing ##writingtips ##harvard ##college ##collegetips♬ Say So (Instrumental Version) [Originally Performed by Doja Cat] – Elliot Van Coup

How What You Learned in Expos Applies to Science Writing

by Ariel Vilidnitsky For STEM concentrators, writing assignments in non-science courses may sometimes feel a bit removed from the academic work you’re asked to do in your science courses. But while it may not seem like it at first, many of the skills you develop in learning to write, say, a literary analysis or a…


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