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FALL 2016

Writing Tutors
What UNCW students have to say ...
Jeff Bruinsma

Jeff Bruinsma

Professional Writing Consultant

Certified Master

Writing Tutor

- Jeffrey was extremely helpful.

- Jeff was very helpful with the organization of my thoughts and ideas! I will definitely utilize the writing center more often.

- Jeffrey had not experienced APA before, but he and I learned together. He was a great help and worked extremely well with me even though I didn't have most of my paper done.

- Jeff was a great help in brainstorming and discussing my material!

- thanks Jeff!!! You da maaannnn!!!

Nick Crawford

Nick Crawford

Professional Writing Consultant

Certified

Writing Tutor

- Very beneficial. Made everything easy and helped my paper a lot. I will make sure to go to Nick again for anything i need help with.

- Great help with intro, conclusion, other ideas, and sentence structures throughout the paper.

- Nick was very helpful and I have a much better sense of how to organize my paper after meeting with him.

- Nick was so helpful!! Thank you!

- Mr. Crawford was great he helped me organize my ideas really well. I have a solid clear direction for my paper.

Casey Auch

Casey Auch

Writing Tutor

English & Spanish

IN TRAINING

Jen Pintao

Jen Bircher

Certified

Writing Tutor

English

- You're greeeeat.

- Very concise and helpful! Allowed me to get educated information on what I was unsure of, instead of merely relying on internet findings.

- Very helpful!

Dalton Brooks

Dalton Brooks

Writing Tutor

English & Sociology

IN TRAINING

Marissa Buccilli

Marissa Buccilli

Writing Tutor

English

IN TRAINING

Morgan Chappuis

Morgan Chappuis

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

English Education

- Morgan was very helpful, and I gained insight into my writing errors.

- She was very helpful in restructuring sentences. She is also very kind and uses positive constructive criticism.

- Was very nice! Helped me more than I could imagine!

- Morgan was very helpful and she had some great advice about my paper. I think this will help me with my paper a lot!

- Awesome tutor and super nice. Will be coming back!

Will Dean

Will Dean

Certified

Writing Tutor

Creative Writing &
English

- Will was great!

- He actually taught me something new (m dashes).

- Will was very helpful, and helped me on my transitions.

- Great! A lot of help!!

- AWESOME!

Cecily deForest

Cecily deForest

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

Theatre

- Very helpful! Gave me great critiques and ideas. Cecily rules!

- She was extremely helpful!

- Very helpful! Grammar help and overall flow. Even though Cecily is not a science major, she was very helpful and knowledgeable on APA formatting!

- She was very helpful.

Erica Denton

Erica Denton

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

English

- Erica was very helpful with the information that she provided for my research paper.

- She was great!!

Morgan Emery

Morgan Emery

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

English

- She's awesome!!

- Helped me with my sources.

- She was very hellpful I am glad I came

Mellow Faulkner

Mellow Faulkner

Writing Tutor

English

IN TRAINING

Marissa Flanagan

Marissa Flanagan

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

- VERY HELPFUL

- it was really help for me. thank you so much.

- Marissa was extremely helpful and so nice! I would definitely ask her to help me next time.

- It was a very helpful and insightful writing session.

- Marissa is fantastic. Always helpful and friendly!

Lindsey Galloway

Lindsey Galloway

Writing Tutor

English

IN TRAINING

Ross Gormley

Ross Gormley

Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

IN TRAINING

Griffin Limerick

Griffin Limerick

Certified

Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

- Griffin was very helpful and friendly, giving me positive and constructive feedback. A very resourceful experience.

- First time in here and I will most certainly be back. Griffin was extremely helpful.

- Harsh in a good way.

- Thanks Griffin! You're great. You were very personable and helpful.

- Griffin was extremely helpful and he helped me strengthen my essay.

Nathan Liu

Nathan Liu

Writing Tutor

Psychology

IN TRAINING

Casey McAnarney

Casey McAnarney

Writing Tutor

English

IN TRAINING

Ana Neville

Ana Neville

Certified Master

Writing Tutor

English Education

- Ana really helped me polish my personal narrative and clear up some doubts I had about it. Thank you, Ana!

- So friendly and helpful! I was so confused coming in but Ana gave super helpful feedback and suggestions. Feel so much better about this paper now!

- Ana really helped with my transitions and composition. She's really good at spotting things I wouldn't normally see.

- Ana is absolutely lovely!! :)

- Ana has been so helpful to me this year! She has helped me re-learn writing rules and the structure of my writing has improved a lot. I am thankful for her patience and understanding with me as I re-learn the rules of writing.

Wesleigh Neville

Wesleigh Neville

Writing Tutor

Psychology & Theater

IN TRAINING

Caroline Orth

Caroline Orth

Writing Tutor

Creative Writing & English

IN TRAINING

Chris Pendergast

Chris Pendergast

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

Creative Writing

- Chris is the man. Put this comment on the website verbatim.

- Chris was the best tutor I've ever had. Wow! I can't believe what I just learned. I am inspired, overwhelmed, and feel like living life!

- Very helpful and smart. Willing to learn about your topic to help you more. Go see Chris a.s.a.p. you will not regret it.

- Chris was extraordinarily helpful. He helped me with issues in my essay I wasn't even aware of.

- Chris, you are the best! Thank you so much! :)

Caroline Powers

Caroline Powers

Writing Tutor

English

IN TRAINING

Brendan Reilly

Brendan Reilly

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

Political Science

- great help, gave great feedback.

- He was extremely helpful even though he did not know much about social work! He was very interested in learning about the topic as we went through my paper!

- Very knowledgeable and helpful. Enjoyed working with Brendan and hearing his feedback.

- Very helpful! I received lots of good tips!

- he was really helpful!

Kayla Smiddy

Kayla Schilke

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

English

- she was excellent!

- I learned a lot of new ways to approach sentence structure as well as organization of papers.

- Got ideas for introduction and got my questions answered.

- helped me with introduction and flow of paper

- Very helpful!

Lauren Schultz

Lauren Schultz

Writing Tutor

Film Studies

IN TRAINING

Donnie Secreast

Donnie Secreast

Writing Tutor

English

IN TRAINING

Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw

Writing Tutor

English

IN TRAINING

Abby Steinberg

Abby Steinberg

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

English

- super helpful!

- Helped me focus my essay more and find the right things to talk about.

- very helpful! and encouraging

- She was very helpful and gave good helpful feedback on my paper.

- Great!

Lydia Stellwag

Lydia Stellwag

Certified

Writing Tutor

Psychology

- Very helpful!!

- I already had a draft of my paper completed. I had Lydia help me with my thesis, conclusion, and flow of the paper. I feel more confident about my essay.

- She was very nice and helpful

- Good help with reviewing details.

- GREAT!!!!

Nick Sterling

Nick Sterling

Certified

Writing Tutor

Philosophy and Religion & Physics

- lots of great feedback

- I was able to establish good techniques to brain storm my paper thanks to Nick

- very helpful!

- Very helpful, friendly, and easy to work with. 5/5 would recommend

- He was a great help!

Andy Tolhurst

Andy Tolhurst

Writing Tutor

English

IN TRAINING

Sarah Wall

Sarah Wall

Writing Tutor

Creative Writing & English

IN TRAINING

Nick Welch

Nick Welch

Certified Advanced

Writing Tutor

English

- I learned a lot from Nick. This was a great experience.

- Nick was super helpful!

- Nick was very helpful in helping me break down different necessary components for my paper.

- Great Instructor,

- Very helpful! Thank you

Hannah Williams

Hannah Williams

Writing Tutor

English

IN TRAINING

Dixon Wingrove

Dixon Wingrove

Writing Tutor

English & Creative Writing

IN TRAINING

Morgen Yarasheski

Morgen Yarasheski

Certified Advanced 

Writing Tutor

Psychology

- Morgen was awesome and such a great help! (:

- Best help in writing I have ever received!

- very helpful, allowed me to reflect on my paper differently from prior drafts

- Morgen is extremely thoughtful with her remarks and advice. I immediately connected to her cheerful personality! I was pleased to find that she took time out of her day to research the topic I was writing about and give me some additional information. Above and beyond.

- Morgen was very helpful and easy to understand. Her feedback was very beneficial to writing my rough draft. Thanks Morgen! You rock

Cheyanne Zahradnik

Cheyanne Zahradnik

Writing Tutor

English Education

IN TRAINING