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Appointments are scheduled online using the above registration.

All appointments at CPC are still on campus 

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FALL 2017 WRITING CENTER HOURS 

 Beginning Sept. 11 -Dec. 9
Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday (Starting Sept 16th) 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

 

UPCOMING SEPT/OCT WORKSHOPS

 

 

 

How Creative Writing and Literary Devices Can Help Strengthen and Enhance Academic Essays
Presenter: Professor Deborah Anderson
This presentation and workshop will be interactive. Please bring a topic, carefully crafted thesis statement or draft of an essay to actively apply these techniques.
Sat., Oct. 21 11:00-12:00 p.m.

Working With Data and Graphs
Presenter: Professor Lorena Rodriguez
Learn where to find reliable business and economic data and how to painlessly insert it into your research paper.
Thur., Oct. 19 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Online Health Resources for the Busy Clinician and Patient
Presenter: Joan Mendez
Need to find reliable health information quickly? Learn about several free websites that provide drug, patient education, evidence-based resources, and more. Get the right info for your references.
Mon., Oct. 23 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Dos and Don’ts of PowerPoint for Presentations
Presenters: Professors Jillian DeShazo and Judi Wohead
Come learn the best way to format slides that your audience will find informative and engaging. Once those slides are formatted to perfection, we will discuss how to successfully interact with PowerPoint during a presentation.
Tue., Oct. 24 2:45-3:45 p.m.

Outlining Backwards
Presenter: Shannon Abbott
Learn to identify a basic structure you can use for your persuasive/argument paper.
Tue., Oct. 24 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Making a Good Impression, One Word at a Time
Presenter: Abigail Manuel
Want to make a good impression on potential employers? In this workshop, learn the ins and outs of writing cover letters, résumés, and getting an interview so you can make your first impression a good one and get the job of your dreams.
Thur., Oct 26 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Lab Reports 101
Presenter: Brittany Whitstone
Learn the basics of writing lab reports including structure, con-tent, and citing. Suggested for students in the Health Sciences.
Mon., Oct. 30 1:00-2:00 p.m. in A104


The Writing Center offers Collin College students and community members free one-on-one tutoring with degreed professionals in all areas of writing. 
Appointments must be made in advance. Sign up via online using the below link or call us at 972-548-6857 for detailed instructions. All appointments start on the hour and usually last between 40-50 minutes, depending on your needs.

 https://mywco.com/cpc

 

 


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Welcome to the Writing Center! Please acquaint yourself with the following policies: 

  1. You must be seeking help with a short term project.
  2. You accept responsibility for your final draft.
  3. You are limited to two consultations per week (one per day).
  4. Students may cancel an appointment online through www.mywco.com/cpc or be denied access for 4 school days.

Students must bring a copy of the assignment instructions, along with a printed copy of their draft. If the students are uncertain how to begin the paper, the consultant can often help them generate ideas and a strategy for developing the paper. In addition to college compositions, consultants can also help students with college scholarship essays and letters of application.

 

Location:
A-104, inside the Center for Academic Assistance, first floor of the A wing at the Central Park Campus

Visits are limited to two per week, one per day.
Contact specific campuses for walk-in appointment hours.