MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2017

Individual Consultations at the WCC (Writing and Communication Center)

Steven Strang

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required
Attendance: Participants welcome at individual sessions
Prereq: none

 The professional communication experts at the WCC@MIT (the Writing and Communication Center) will continue to offer free consultations and advice about oral presentations, slide design, poster presentations, English as Second Language, and about any writing issue, including but not limited to writing strategically, finding a topic, generating ideas, turning data into a story, understanding a particular genre, overcoming writer's block, improving grammar, crafting effective sentences and paragraphs, organizing ideas, using evidence, and analyzing audiences. We can help with all of the following: all types of technical writing; grant proposals; theses in all departments; job, graduate and med school application essays and personal statments; research and teaching statements; resumes and CVs; conference talks; articles for publication; book proposals and chapters; papers for any course; and creative writing. We also offer help on pronunciation and oral communication. The WCC is open throughout IAP. You must be registered with our online scheduler. Go to to register and to schedule appointments. Open to MIT undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs, faculty, staff, spouses and partners, visiting scientists and scholars.The WCC@MIT is now located in building E18-233 at 50 Ames Street.

Sponsor(s): Comparative Media Studies/Writing, Writing and Communication Center
Contact: Steven Strang, E18-233 B, 617 253-4459, SMSTRANG@MIT.EDU

Jan/09 Mon 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/10 Tue 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/11 Wed 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/12 Thu 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/13 Fri 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/17 Tue 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/18 Wed 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/19 Thu 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/20 Fri 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/23 Mon 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/24 Tue 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/24 Tue 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/25 Wed 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/26 Thu 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233
Jan/27 Fri 10:00AM-04:00PM E18-233

Sign up online for individual consultations with professional communication experts at

Steven Strang