Writing Center

Resources for Students

Here Alma College students will find resources to help them with their academic and professional writing.

Cover Letters and Resumes

For advice on writing resumes and various sample resumes, visit this Career Services page.

For a handout on personal statements, please see this guide recommended by one of our peer writing consultants.

Career Services has also prepared this great handout on personal statements:

See too this useful handout on creating effective cover letters.

Academic Essays

Have questions on finding a topic?  Click here for ideas.

Have questions on structuring your essay?  Click here for ideas.

Have questions on writing lab reports?  Our peer consultants recommend these guides:

Academic Integrity

Find Alma’s definition of plagiarism here:

Click here for Alma College’s Academic Integrity Tutorial.