WEBVTT 00:00:04.000 --> 00:00:10.000 Hi, I'm Erica, an Interdisciplinary Studies Major here at Western. This WOU FOCUS is about the Writing Center. 00:00:10.000 --> 00:00:15.000 Come on! Let's take a look inside and I'll give you a tour of this fabulous facility. 00:00:15.000 --> 00:00:20.000 The Writing Center will change your life, or at the very least it'll change your grade. 00:00:20.000 --> 00:00:26.000 We are the only academic support unit on campus designed to develop your success as a college writer, 00:00:26.000 --> 00:00:29.000 and we'll be here for you from day one to graduation. 00:00:30.000 --> 00:00:39.000 We are located on the third floor of the Academic Programs and Support Center (APSC), just downstairs from the Academic Advising and Learning Center. 00:00:39.000 --> 00:00:47.000 The Writing Center is here to help you at any point during the writing process, whether you need to understand the assignment and brainstorm ideas, 00:00:47.000 --> 00:00:49.000 or would like your content reviewed and citations checked. 00:00:49.000 --> 00:00:54.000 Just bring in your assignment directions and whatever you have done, and we can go from there. 00:00:54.000 --> 00:00:56.000 Our tutors do more than just edit your writing. 00:00:56.000 --> 00:00:64.000 Our goal is to help you become aware of common writing errors, and then teach you how to find and correct those errors on your own in the future. 00:01:04.000 --> 00:01:08.000 We are all about making YOU a stronger and more confident writer! 00:01:09.000 --> 00:01:17.000 The tutors at the Writing Center are students, just like you. They represent a range of majors, from psychology and education to business and math. 00:01:17.000 --> 00:01:24.000 You can choose your tutor based on your assignment, but they're all fabulous and capable of assisting with any subject and assignment. 00:01:24.000 --> 00:01:31.000 We also have professional staff that specialize in the writing challenges of both Spanish speaking students and international students. 00:01:32.000 --> 00:01:34.000 The Writing Center doesn't just do academic writing projects. 00:01:34.000 --> 00:01:41.000 We can help you create a polished scholarship essay, graduate school application, digital media project, job application, 00:01:41.000 --> 00:01:44.000 and any other kind of personal writing that you may have. 00:01:44.000 --> 00:01:49.000 At the end of your appointment, you'll receive a golden ticket to attach to your final product, 00:01:49.000 --> 00:01:56.000 to show your professor that you took the extra step by investing the a lot of time and effort to make your paper the best that it could be. 00:01:56.000 --> 00:01:62.000 It's really easy to make an appointment, too. You can call in or email us, or make it yourself with our online scheduler. 00:02:02.000 --> 00:02:06.000 We have online tutoring available as well if you can't make it to campus. 00:02:07.000 --> 00:02:13.000 The Writing Center is open Monday through Friday; we even have walk-in night hours on Sunday through Thursday evenings at the Library. 00:02:14.000 --> 00:02:16.000 Visit our website to make an appointment with us today. 00:02:16.000 --> 00:02:22.000 We're in the business of looking at your papers before your professors do, and we can't wait to see you in here. 00:02:22.000 --> 00:02:25.000 Thanks for watching this WOU FOCUS, and Write On!