The Marian E. Wright Writing Center is excited to announce a new alumni presence on our blog. We’ve asked some alumni to write blog posts about their experiences in the Writing Center and what they’ve taken from their time here into their current lives. If you are a UM-Flint alumnus and would like to write
Monthly Archives:: February 2016
Ideas about Teaching and Learning from a Tutor and Learner
For those who don’t know, I do personal tutoring for kids in primary and secondary school. As of late, this work has been exclusive for one family near me with two children. I tutored both, but the oldest is now at university, so now its just the youngest who works with me. With him, I
Creative Writing and Writer’s Block
When it comes to creative writing all students have trouble starting off at some point or another. Something to help that is to think of stories that they like and to have spin-offs of what they may have wanted to happen. You can do this for Netflix shows, movies, books or pretty much anything else.
Pick Your Books Back Up!
In today’s day and age, it seems like we humans are so distracted by technology and the entertainment that comes along with it that we’re reading and writing less. I love to read and write, but I have recently found myself being entertained in my free time by binge-watching new episodes (or whole seasons) of
The Need to Succeed
Do you want to be successful in life? Do you want a big house, nice car, loving family, and a household pet named Mr. Biggles? Academia is a great place to start your path to success. A college degree can be a helpful tool in getting that dream job, and the knowledge that comes with