Free Writing Services
Take your writing skills to the next level to
communicate your ideas with confidence. Investing time to work on your writing
can help improve your grades and strengthen your everyday communications
Connect with one of our writing advisors
who will provide you with one-on-one advising services to advance your
writing and identify areas where you can improve. Whether you need guidance organizing your thoughts into an outline or polishing your completed draft, check
in with one of our advisors to receive coaching at any stage of the writing process.
Why use our writing services
- You struggle to get started with
writing assignments and often feel stressed while writing.
- You keep getting the same
feedback on your assignments, but you’re unsure what the criticism means
or how to improve.
- You want to chat with someone
about specific writing questions and techniques.
Our writing services can help you
- Build skills and learn strategies
to improve your academic writing so you can write more efficiently.
- Understand how to communicate
your ideas effectively.
- Explore your ideas
from different angles.
- Identify your strengths and
weaknesses to know which habits you should keep and which you need to work
- Learn how to correct common
- Work on assignments at any stage
in the writing process.
How to get started
If you are a student enrolled in an academic course,
you can take advantage of our writing services. Writing advising appointments
are 50 minutes long. All appointments will be offered virtually and will take
place online using Zoom. Your appointment is
free. Please make sure you do not miss your appointment.
To book an appointment, you can use this form. You will need to enter your MAC ID and password if you are not already signed into McMaster’s Office 365 suite. Then, you will be
contacted to set up your one-on-one appointment and share additional details. Please note that services
for McMaster Continuing Education students are limited to writing
support at this time.
Appointments will begin Monday January 24, 2022 and run until December 18, 2022 with the exceptions of the week of February 21 – 27, 2022 and a second week
in October, 2022 (specifics to follow). Some
evening appointments are available.
What to bring to your appointment?
- A copy of your work (e.g., a draft of your assignment, an outline)
- Your course outline and assignment
instructions, including a grading rubric if available
- Specific goals for which skills
you want to develop
- Ideas and questions about your
Do require accommodations to support your learning?
Students with disabilities who require academic accommodation must contact Student Accessibility Services (SAS) at 905-525-9140 ext. 28652 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements with a Program Coordinator. For further information, consult McMaster University’s Academic Accommodation of Students with Disabilities policy.
Have any questions?
Contact us today!