Undergraduate Writing Consultants

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Jessica

Hello! My name is Jessica and I am a senior English Literature major. I am also in Valpo’s Early Entry program so I have begun working on my M.A. in English Literature and Communication this year as well! Personally, I enjoy writing narrative essays, short stories, and creative nonfiction the most. I have experience in many different types of writing such as argumentative essays, research papers, and literary analysis papers. I am most knowledgeable in MLA format but have experience in APA and Chicago as well and would be more than happy to help figure the formatting out with you! I love brainstorming sessions so whether you just got a prompt, are on the final draft, or anywhere in-between feel free to stop in for a visit! I hope to see you soon!

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Shaun

Hello, all! I’m Shaun, a junior English Education major. This is my first semester working in the center, and I’m excited to meet with you all throughout the coming semesters. Being an English major, I have a lot of experience with thesis-driven analyses, which are one of my specialties. Despite my major in English, I have a working knowledge of music theory and would love to help students with their composition analyses for Music Theory I or Music Theory II. I have also taken some creative writing classes and would love to help with any narrative or poetic creative writing you may have. Along with having a broad experience writing, I am also proficient with both MLA and APA citation styles. I can’t wait to start working with you all, and hope to see you in the Writing Center!

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Veronica

Hi everyone! My name is Veronica, and I’m a senior Creative Writing major with a double minor in Music and Spanish. After my time in Costa Rica last year writing projects in a second language, I’m enthusiastic to work with ESL students who are facing that same challenge in English. I also enjoy working with different kinds of writing at any point in the writing process. Whether you need a second set of eyes to look over your final draft, you have a prompt and want to brainstorm ideas for your thesis statement, you have an idea for a just-for-fun short story to write or other creative projects, you need to organize a cover letter to get that perfect internship, or anything in-between, I can help!. Whatever your own writing project may be, I’m looking forward to working on it with you in the Writing Center soon!

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Noelle

Hi!  My name is Noelle.  I’m an English major and am in Christ College. I’m a Senior.  This is my first semester of working in the Writing Center, and I took an internship in the Writing Center during my sophomore year.  I’m interested in working on any sort of writing.  You can feel confident that I will listen to your thoughts, try to help you with conveying your message, and be interested in assisting you with improving your creative process!

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Ella

My name is Ella and I’m a senior Digital Media and French double major. I’m a Christ College student and have experience writing for many of the different classes that CC offers. I’m well-versed in both MLA style as well as Chicago style. I love writing creatively in addition to my class assignments, and I’m willing to help with any and all writing projects that you may have. All stages of the writing process have their own challenges, and I’d love to be able to work through these hurdles with you, no matter where you are in the process! Hope to see you in the Writing Center soon!

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Beth

Hi!  My name is Noelle.  I’m an English major and am in Christ College. I’m a Junior.  This is my first semester of working in the Writing Center, and I took an internship in the Writing Center during my sophomore year.  I’m interested in working on any sort of writing.  You can feel confident that I will listen to your thoughts, try to help you with conveying your message, and be interested in assisting you with improving your creative process!

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Nikki

Hello! My name is Nikki, and I am a Psychology and Pre-Med double major with a minor in Chemistry. This is my first year working at the Writing Center after interning last semester. I am so enthusiastic to read all the different types of writing styles that are so prevalent in the Center. My favorite types of papers are creative writing and poetry because I love to read and write in a lot of those styles in my free time. I am also eager to work on many other different types of papers from research to data analysis. When focusing on a paper, I like to work on the flow of the paper to make sure all the ideas make sense and fit where they are supposed to belong. I am ready to help with anything a writer needs to get their paper to where they want it to be! Whether it’s someone to bounce ideas off of or someone to help in the final stages of the draft to make sure the paper sounds pristine, I am here to assist! I hope to see you all in the Center soon!

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Bre

Hi, everyone! My name is Bre and I am a junior civil engineering major with an environmental engineering minor. I mostly write research and analysis papers, but I also enjoy working on more creative pieces. This is my second year as a consultant. I can’t wait to meet and work with you all!

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Daniel W.

Hi, my name is Daniel. I’m a sophomore majoring in computer engineering, with a minor in mathematics, from Griffith, IN. I enjoy walking my dog, playing videos, long-distance bike rides, and creative writing.

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Maddie

Hi, everyone! My name is Maddie, and I’m a junior English major with Business, Political Science, and Professional Writing Minors. As an English major and Christ College student, I have a lot of experience with various forms of analytical, argumentative, and research-based papers. I’ve also taken some creative writing courses, so I’d be happy to help in that arena as well! I’m proficient in MLA, APA, and Chicago citation styles, so I’d be happy to help with any of those. I can’t wait to work with you!

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Tyla

Hello, everyone! My name is Tyla and I am a sophomore Political Science major and Sociology minor. This fall is the first time I will be working as a consultant in the Writing Center, and I am so excited to meet you all! I enjoy narrative and persuasive writing and have experience writing concept explanation essays as well as research papers. Additionally, I enjoy the processes of brainstorming and organizing, but of course, will do my best to help in any way possible! See you soon!

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Daniel O.

Hi there! My name is Daniel and I am a sophomore Environmental Engineering major in Christ College and pursuing minors in Math and Spanish. Fall 2020 will be my first semester working in the Writing Center, but during the Spring of 2020, I had an internship with the Center and am very familiar with tutoring and the center. Most of my writing experience is in argumentative academic writing, but I also enjoy creative writing because of how it influences and ties into music. In the center, I hope to help you develop skills in organizing your ideas, creating clear arguments, and expressing yourself in your writing so that the paper reflects what is going on in your head! I hope to work with you all soon!

Maddison

Hello! My name is Maddison and I am a second-year student in the 5-year Physician Assistant program. I am also a member of the women’s golf team. This is my first semester working as a consultant in the writing center, and I am so excited to get to work with you all! I have experience in many areas of writing, but I am most familiar with research papers and thesis-driven analysis. I am looking forward to working with you in all areas of the writing process. Whether it is brainstorming, organizing your thoughts, or putting the finishing touches on your paper, I can’t wait to help you succeed! I hope to see you in the writing center soon!