Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is the Writing Center?

A: On the third floor next to IT,

 

Q: How long do the sessions last?

A: It depends on the piece of writing and what times work for both the tutor and tutee. Usually, it takes up one study hall period.

 

Q: Where do the sessions take place?

A: In the Writing Center, but coaches can also visit classes!

 

Q: When is the writing center open?

A: Currently we are open periods 1,2, 3, and 4 on A days and periods 1, 2, and 5 on B days

 

Q: Can I choose the Coach?

A: You will be helped by whoever is on duty in the Writing Center that period, but you can always visit when you know a certain coach will be there! 

 

Q: What should I bring?

A: It would be best if you brought a printed out  or digital version of your assignment, items for taking notes, and the prompt or rubric given to you by your teacher.

 

Q: What can a writing coach help me with?

A: Coaches can help you with any form of writing assignments. Some examples could include: research essays, lab reports, statistics analysis, or Keynote presentations.

 

Q: Where can I find writing resources if I don’t have time to meet with a coach?

A: If you are not able to meet with a coach for whatever reason, here is a link to some helpful resources

 

Q: If I ask, will a writing coach conference with me on the spot, for example, in a class or study hall?

A: You will get a more productive session if you schedule a full session. Writing Coaches may be able to help, but they also might need their free study hall to do their own work. 

 

Q: Who is the writing center for?

A: The Writing Center is for anyone in the FA Community.

 

Q: English is not my first language. Can the writing center still help me?

A: Of course! Coaches have been taught different ways to help all different types of students.

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