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Paper Reviews: Sample Paper Reviews

Sample Paper Reviews: Overview

Wondering what to expect from your Writing Center review? Below are the types of assignments we review, along with sample feedback. Feedback will vary among writing instructors but will consist of some of these:

  • Explanations of errors
  • Links to resources
  • Questions or reactions from a reader’s perspective
  • Recommended next steps
  • Revision strategies
  • Highlighted patterns
  • Models of effective writing
  • Video clips to watch

The appointment form in myPASS is the best method to tell us your goals and what areas you are struggling with in your writing. Be as specific as possible to get targeted help within the 30-minute timeframe.

Undergraduate Papers

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Graduate Papers

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Discussion Posts

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Revisions of Previously Submitted Material

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Graded Papers

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Knowledge Area Modules (KAMs)

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Reference Lists

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Major Assessments

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Master's Theses or Capstones

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