• Wilf Writing Center

  • Citing Sources
    Resumes, Letters, and Personal Statements:
    • YU's Career Development Center has useful online handouts on Resumes, Cover Letters, and Thank You Letters. Be sure to visit the CDC for other help with your job search!
    • The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) features information on Writing the Personal Statement, including advice from admissions representatives.
    • The University of Texas at Austin Undergraduate Writing Center breaks down the Personal Statement into steps, from understanding the question (or "prompt") to revising.
    • Princeton University provides a useful discussion of Personal Statements for Law School.
    Other Online Writing Resources
    • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center offers Handouts and Links on range of topics, from dealing with procrastination and writing anxiety to writing business letters, honors theses, and scientific research reports. Click the "How do I...?" link as well.
    • The International Writing Centers Association's "Resources for Writers" page features links to handouts on reading, pre-writing, thesis development, paragraphing, English as a Second Language (ESL), responding to writing, and more!
    • Along with what's listed above, the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides information on a variety of topics, including the writing process, grammar and mechanics, ESL writing, writing in engineering, and creative writing.

    If you can't find what you're looking for, try an online search using "writing center" and the name of whatever you need help with as your search terms (for instance, "resumes," "titles," "literary analysis," and so on).

    WSSW Resources

    Using APA
    Other Online Resources
    • The Purdue University Online Writing Lab offers Social Work Literature Review Guidelines. Just one of many helpful handouts on this Website.
    • The Columbia University School of Social Work Writing Center provides handouts on a variety of topics, including "Effective Paraphrasing" and "Transitional Words and Expressions."

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