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Meet Our Writing Consultants:

SPRING 2019

Writing Consultants
What UNCW students have to say ...
Writing Consultant

Chelsea Bailie

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

Creative Writing

 - Chelsea was such a big help, and helped me get a great start on my essay!

- I found this tutoring for my paper to be more than helpful in fishing through any mistakes in my paper, and would definitely look forward to future visits for any issues that arrives in my papers.

- Chelsea was a great tutor and really helped me improve my paper! She helped me implement my 5th source and helped with grammar.

- Chelsea was a huge help, she is so good at what she does!

Writing Consultant

Heather Bass

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

English

- Had a great brainstorming session.

- Heather was very helpful in helping me improve my thesis and make sure that my paper was organizing my thoughts as I thought they should be written.

- She was awesome.

Writing Consultant

Tara Candelaria

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

Creative Writing

 

- I was able to get final adjustments for my final draft. Tara was a lot of help.

- It was much needed! Thank you for your help! :)

- Very helpful.

Mary Childers

Mary Childers

 

 

Certified Advanced
Writing Consultant

English

- How fortunate for me that I have the opportunity to work with Mary.

- Mary is amazing and was able to ease my mind about what seemed like a very daunting assignment...loved her!

- Mary was so understanding and patient. She helped me formulate ideas, and gave me confidence in my writing!

- Mary was wonderful! She made sense of semicolons and helped me out with comma usage. She also helped me be more concise in my writing.

- Mary is a great tutor! I really enjoyed working with her!

Writing Consultant

Diana Clark

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

Creative Writing

- Diana helped me to reconstruct my thesis to better accommodate my paper.

- She was incredibly nice and helpful.

- She helped me so much! Definitely came out knowing more than when I came in!

- Diana Clark was very helpful and communicated so clearly. We had an awesome time brainstorming and answering questions. She also helped with a lot of technical questions I had. Very good experience! Thanks!

Davonna Cohen

Davonna Cohen

 

 

Certified Advanced
Writing Consultant

Social Work

- Davonna was so helpful!

- Davonna was awesome and helped me with my ideas and proper format.

- Davonna helped me to read my paper aloud to hear how it sounds and make corrections for punctuation!

- This session went great, a lot of progress was made on my paper and Davonna was a huge help! She was so helpful and encouraging.

- Davonna is the BOMB!!!!!

Writing Consultant

Mark Crook

 

 

Certified
Writing Consultant

Geology

- Mark was super helpful!

- I had a great time and I had much needed help on my paper. I will come back for sure.

- Very informative, and helpful with all aspects of my paper.

- Great Feedback!

Gabrielle DeSopo

Gabrielle DeSopo

 

 

Certified Advanced
Writing Consultant

Creative Writing

- Gabrielle was awesome!!! Glad I chose to come on campus versus using the online submission method.

- Very helpful. I really feel like I was able to make this paper better!

- I am very glad I came in to get help with my paper, Gabrielle was very helpful!

- This was very helpful, now I know a little about how to form a hypothesis and the difference between methods and purpose.

- Gabrielle was very helpful in tuning my final draft of my personal narrative. She was great!

Nicole Draina

Nicole Draina

 

 

Certified Advanced
Writing Consultant

English

- Nicole was cool and encouraging.

- Nicole was a great help on my paper! I was so appreciative for her insights and since she studied environmental science, she offered a very useful perspective.

- Fantastic assistance. I feel far better about the construction of my paper and the topic.

- Nicole helped clarify how to keep the same tense in same sentence. she also suggested to read it out loud to hear how it sounds. thank you.

- Helped me out a ton! She is amazing.

Writing Consultant

Liz Hatfield

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant
& Tutor

English & French

- Super helpful!!

- Liz was fantastic and very helpful.

- Helped me learn how to correct grammar and citation errors and also provided stronger word synonyms.

- Very helpful! Thank you so much!

Writing Consultant

Samoane Ikard

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

English

- Wonderful meeting with Samoane for Personal Narrative. We worked on paragraph structure, clarity, being concise, and fully addressing prompt.

- Great review. Gained a lot of good feed back and comments.

- Very helpful and gave clear advice for my essay.

- Thank you so much Samoane!!! this appointment was even more helpful than I thought it could be!
Becka Jackson

Becka Jackson

 

 

Certified
Writing Consultant

Creative Writing

- she was very helpful

- Super helpful!! Becka did an amazing job!

- Becka was really helpful and genuine in her writing advice.

- Becka was very thorough and patient when answering my questions.

- awesome

Sievey Jackson

Sievey Jackson

 

 

Certified
Writing Consultant

Film Studies

- Sievey Jackson gave great feedback about my paper

- Extremely helpful with transitions and linking facts back to the thesis.

- 5 star.

- Great job in hitting all the points I was concerned about. I feel more confident and organized about completing my paper after this appointment!

- BEST TUTOR EVER!!!

Max MCCaskill

Max McCaskill

 

 

Certified
Writing Consultant

History

- Max was great!

- Max was very helpful and clarified the importance of the APA style and how to construct my paper in a professional manner. Thank you.

- Max was very friendly and helpful. I would completely recommend anyone to go to him for a writing assignment.

- Max was a huge help with my questions about organization & structure of my paper.

- Thank you Max! I appreciate your feedback about our references and help with APA format.

Caroline Powers

Caroline Powers

 

Certified
Writing Consultant

English

- Caroline is awesome and has helped me so much with the difficult paper.

- Caroline was an awesome help with my study abroad application essay! Thanks so much!

- Caroline was extremely helpful! She really helped me think through my paper!

- Caroline is always so helpful and on top of things.

- Caroline is awesome. I feel so accomplished after working with her. pretty sure she is the reason I am passing.

Writing Consultant

Sam Pulliam

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

English

- Helped with strategies to help improve my understanding commas.

- It went very well, I received great advise on editing my rhetorical analysis paper.

- I got help on forming my thesis statement!

Tracey Robertson

Tracey Robertson

 

 

Certified Advanced
Writing Consultant

English

- Tracey did a great job of reviewing my paper.

- I feel much better about my paper. Tracey helped me organize all of my thoughts and gave me some wonderful tips.

- I would definitely visit Tracey again for another one on one meeting!

- Helped me strengthen and make my thesis specific. Tracey also helped me organize my thoughts and ideas in order to make my argument more coherent.

- Tracey was super helpful and gave lots of helpful tips for improving my paper. I feel much more confident to submit my paper now with her help.

Writing Consultant

Tess Robinson

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

English

- I enjoyed this session and learned a lot. Tess is a wonderful tutor.

- Was very helpful and inspirational.

- This was actually a lot more helpful than I thought it would be!

Writing Consultant

Jamie Ronan

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

Education

- Jamie is a very good tutor. She helped a lot with my paper.

- Jamie helped me to find new ways to express my ideas with the proper contexts. I appreciate her attention to detail and patience.

- Jamie was awesome and helped me to understand how to draft a paper and how to write with the right content. I appreciate her patience and help today.

Writing Consultant

Julia Russo

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

Psychology

- Really helpful and fun!

- Wonderful experience today at the writing lab as Julia helped me work on my punctuation, blending styles, and Closing arguments.

- An amazing session! Julia was so helpful! I learned a lot.

- really helpful, had great ideas to make my paper stronger

Lindsay Scott

Lindsay Scott

 

 

Certified Advanced
Writing Consultant

English

- Lindsay was awesome!!

- Lindsay is always helpful when I meet with her. She provides good insight into my paper and other contributing assignments.

- Lindsay was amazing and very helpful, she offered a lot of good information that was very helpful with my paper!

- Lindsay was extremely helpful and very kind!

- Very helpful! I will definitely come back and get help from Lindsay again.

Ashley Simmons

Ashley Simmons

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

English

- Wonderful visit with Ashley Simmons! She was so funny, helpful, and sweet!

- Ashley was great and had so many great ideas on improving my paper!

- Ashley was very nice and helpful!

- Ashley helped me a lot writing my personal statement for my graduate school application. She is great.

- Very helping and was very logical on how to write and how to cite sources for a research paper!!!

Writing Consultant

Robyn Smith

 

 


Certified Master
Writing Consultant
& Tutor

English

- Helpful and made me feel 100% better.

- This was very helpful. I learned how to properly cite my sources for my history paper, as well as got advice on shortening my essay.

- A productive session, that helped get rid of an abundance of rhetorical questions.

Writing Consultant

 

Jessica Stallings

 

 


Writing Consultant


English

 

 in training

Trae Toler

Trae Toler

 

 

Certified Advanced
Writing Consultant

English

- Trae was super helpful!

- Trae was very helpful and really looked into my assignment to give me the best advice possible.

- Trae was awesome and so helpful in finalizing my paper :)

- he helped a lot with the construction of my introduction and conclusion which I had came in with on concern.

- He was awesome! Extremely helpful, especially for the topic of my paper. I plan on utilizing Trae again when I comeback to the writing center!

Writing Consultant

Gabriela Walsh

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

English

- awesome! super helpful!!!!!

- Gabriella was a tremendous help!

- very helpful

Writing Consultant

 

Matt Whalen

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

Film Studies

- Good instruction.

- Helped me out a lot as I was misguided on what I needed to do due to my lack of paying attention to the questions.

- Good job.

Writing Consultant

 

Bella Wick

 

 

Certified 
Writing Consultant

Creative Writing

- Great apoointment

- amazing

- Extremely helpful - we set up an outline.

- thanks bella!