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Graduate Writing Center

The Graduate Writing Center (GWC) is now a unit of the Yale Center for Teaching and Learning. We work with all Master and PhD students registered with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (view participating departments). For the first time ever, the Graduate Writing Center is now piloting writing consultations for professional school students. The selected schools are the School of Drama and the School of Forestry.

Our services are offered throughout the academic year and include:

Writing Tip from the Graduate Writing Center

Avoid wordiness!

William Strunk in his work The Elements of Style says, “A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.”  This holds doubly true for paper- and dissertation-writing.

Dissertation Boot Camps and Study Halls help you finish chapters in a distraction free zone.