The end of the 2022-2023 school year has arrived. In terms of writing some of you may never write another essay again as you move forward from Hope. Others of you we may see next year at the Writing Center. Either way, you will be doing writing that may not give you the chance to …
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The Klooster Center is Seeking New Writing Consultants for the Fall Semester
The Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing is recruiting students interested in becoming new Writing Consultants for the 2023-2024 school year. Ideal assistants come from a wide variety of majors. Students should possess strong communication skills and demonstrate enthusiasm, empathy, and curiosity when collaborating. To apply, complete our online form. Job Description As a Writing …
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KCEW’s First Event
First Success This past Wednesday, November 16, 2022, the Writing Center held our first event! It was a very interesting test and we want to than those who showed up. There are plenty of things to note that should be adjusted for future reference and we have taken them into account. If you have any …
Klooster Center Open for the Fall Semester
As of Tuesday, September 6, the Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing will be open for the fall semester. We’re looking forward to working with Hope College students on all of their writing at any stage in the writing process. Our regular hours this semester will be Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 10 …
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Three Common Thoughts about College Writing (and one small problem)
Here are three things that go through the minds of many college students when they’re asked to write a paper for a course: One: “I’m not going to spend too much time on this paper, because that’s not going to help me get a good job when I graduate.” Two: “Writing is important in English …
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Six Things to AVOID in Your Conclusion
Conclusions are hard. Not impossible, of course, but hard. After spending hours pouring blood, sweat, and tears into your paper, you might be tempted to throw together a quick summary and slap it on the end of the essay. After all, didn’t you just spend eight whole pages explaining your topic? What’s left to be …
Now’s the Time!
Midterms are over, so now is a great time to make an appointment at the Klooster Center for those upcoming November assignments. Don’t wait until the last minute — we book up full every year!
Open House! Free Chocolate! Meet the WAs!
Come to the Center’s annual Open House on Sunday, August 31: a festive atmosphere, premium chocolate, and of course the fabulous Writing Assistants — what’s not to like? See you there.
The Writing Assistants Have Returned!
All 33 WAs have been back on campus since last Wednesday. They’ve been busy with workshops, practice sessions, and other events to prepare for the year ahead. Check out this great-looking group!