Student Testimonials

Read what students are saying about their visits to the KU Writing Center, then find out firsthand how a writing consultant can help you. Drop in at one of our convenient locations anytime we're open. A undergraduate session only takes about 40 minutes, and a graduate session only takes about 55 minutes.

"The Writing Center is the BEST!! You would not believe how much the Writing Center has taught me. I will graduate this year but will be back in another year to go through the Masters program. I'll be needing you again!!"

"The Writing Center consultants rock my world!"

"I really liked [the consultant I worked with]. She was nice and thoughtful. She made my paper still sound like me (but better educated)!"

"Liked how I explained the assignment, and [the consultant] actually listened to me. Reading the assignment out loud rather than just to herself helped me to hear my own flaws as well. She gave me good advice for future papers of the same type."

"My goals were met today, and I was very impressed with the quality of information and help provided. I will definitely be stopping by again."

"The consultant was extremely nice. She was personable, and she made me feel comfortable with my writing style."

"I am really satisfied with the amount of my writing that has been covered during this 30 minute session. [My goals were met] more than 100%."

"[The writing consultant] was extremely helpful in encouraging parts of the paper that were were well-done and helping me fix the sections that were unfinished. She exceeded my expectations. I'll be using this program again!"

"The Writing Center consultant was fantastic help! Really understood what I was trying to get at and helped me improve my paper tremendously."

"Very helpful and gave me really good resources to look at outside of my appointment. She made me feel more confident about my writing."

"This consultation was very useful and constructive. I feel as though the visit improved not only my paper, but my overarching writing and organizational style."

"[The consultant] was very helpful and made me feel comfortable talking about my writing when normally I am not. I got a lot accomplished and feel much more confident in my writing."

"[The consultant] is so amazing! He helped me big time. My stress level has decreased 10 thousand fold."

"It was great to immediately see that the problem was centered around organization. [The consultant] showed me the Writing Center's writing resources for reverse outlining, and pre-writing strategies as well. Thankful that the Writing Center does videoconferencing because I am a commuter from KC. I will definitely use this again."

"I feel so much more relief working with [the Writing Center]. It has truly been a blessing in helping me understand and work on my writing skills. Since [this] help, my grades have improved tremendously. [It] is definitely an asset to the students here."

"I was given a lot of help in organizing and developing my writing. Because this experience was very helpful, I will definitely be returning to the Writing Center soon."

"I am impressed with the amount of information that was provided in this session. [The consultant] was very helpful and considerate when helping me understand my writing. She was a benefit to me in getting to know more of what I needed and changing the structure to read properly."

"This session was very helpful for me. [The consultant] was very supportive of my writing! I definitely benefited from this session."

"I feel 100% better about my paper, and I learned just what I need to change to strengthen my thesis and the flow of my paper. Very helpful, thank you!!"

"I really understood my own theme more clearly and I saw fresh new perspectives on my paper... She was incredibly helpful."

"...gave great suggestions, encouraged and discouraged certain paths in essay. Overall, great job!"

"I got useful information and critiques that I believe will allow me to turn in a stronger paper."

"My writing assistant was very helpful and pointed out a lot of things I would have otherwised overlooked."

"I learned more about setting it up and had some questions answered so that I could move on with my writing process. I plan to come back! Thank you so much!!!"

"Due to the enthusiastic and helpful staff at the Writing Center, I was able to write an excellent nursing application essay, which helped me get into nursing school."

"You helped me a lot over the last 2 years. I'll graduate soon. Your help always made my papers better! Thank you so much!"

"[The writing consultant] is outstanding. I got help from her a lot, not only writing skills, but also cultures. I just want to say THANK YOU VERY MUCH!"

"The staff of the Writer's Roost made me realize just how frustrating it can be to get your ideas across, and how worthwile it is when you finally do. Now, I only wish that I had visited the Roost more often."

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