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Does Proofreading Really Matter?

2019-02-08T16:04:21+00:00

We’ve spent much time talking about editing, and now it’s proofreading time to take the front stage.  We’ve all had the experience of reading a professional text and noticing a typo. The immediate response is typically one any writer would prefer to avoid as there’s nothing like losing a reader’s confidence or better yet having [...]

Proofreading Checklist

2019-02-08T16:54:09+00:00

Proofreading Checklist So many of us focus our writing time on the composing process and forget that the final product deserves a finishing touch. Don't neglect this final polish that all writing requires if it's going to be read by another person.  If you're independent and feel capable, go ahead and use this handy list [...]

Self-Editing for Content

2019-02-08T16:14:03+00:00

Have you been told that your writing lacks direction or unity? If so, the following list of questions might help you edit for content. Focus on one or two areas below and revise for style and meaning.  Subject, Purpose, Audience What's the most important thing I want to say about my subject? What would my [...]

On Writing Dissertations

2019-03-20T20:51:07+00:00Tags: |

From the Director’s Desk: Writing a dissertation is a daunting enterprise: it’s the most in-depth researching and writing enterprise of your academic program.  Its chapters & their purposes can be unfamiliar and the pressure to “validate” can be enormous. It can also intimidate just by its “book-sized” length. Each of these characteristics can incite a [...]

Congratulations, Laetitia Geoffroy-Dallery, PsyD., Antioch University New England!

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00

WEX is proud to feature Laetitia Geoffroy-Dallery, PsyD. She is one of the many talented WEX writers who utilized WEX's professional editing services to perfect her dissertation. Geoffroy-Dallery's dissertation addresses psychologists' attitudes towards inquiring about animal abuse/neglect in therapy and potentially changing APA's Ethics Code to allow reporting to animal protection or law enforcement agencies. [...]

Meet Marshall Adams, AU New England!

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00

WEX is pleased to feature our doctoral clients who are engaged in research in social justice or environmental issues. Marshall Adams is one such client.  An international doctoral student at AUNE's Environmental Science program, Marshall demonstrates his commitment to sustainable forests not only in his work experience as a forest management and policy practitioner in [...]

Congratulations, Kyle Benson!

2019-02-08T16:59:56+00:00

The Writers' Exchange is pleased to feature Kyle Benson, an Intentionally Intimate Relationship coach providing practical, research-based tools to build long-lasting relationships. Kyle is a graduate of the Couple and Family Therapy Program at Antioch University Seattle. He came to WEX for editing support to polish his professional writing. You may read his blogs on [...]

Congratulations, Tara Nichol, M.Ed, Antioch University New England!

2018-07-19T02:56:58+00:00

WEX is honored to feature Tara Nichols. She received her Waldorf Masters of Education from Antioch University New England. She wrote her dissertation on Trauma Informed Practices in Early Childhood Education.  Nichol's intention of this research project is to gain a deeper understanding of trauma-informed practices in early childhood education. She addresses two questions: what are [...]

Featuring WEX Writer: Kyle Benson, MA – Therapist & Blogger

2018-11-01T21:08:34+00:00

The Writers' Exchange is pleased to feature Kyle Benson, an Intentionally Intimate Relationship coach providing practical, research-based tools to build long-lasting relationships. Kyle is a graduate of the Couple and Family Therapy Program at Antioch University Seattle. He came to WEX for editing support to polish his professional writing. You may read his blogs [...]

What I Wish I Had Known How to Do in Microsoft Word Before Writing My Thesis/Dissertation

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What I Wish I Had Known How to Do in Microsoft Word Before Writing My Thesis/Dissertation By Loretta Rafay, MS   Many graduate students discover late in the game that they do not know how to use Microsoft Word as well as they thought they did.  Theses and dissertations require a lot of tedious formatting, [...]