This guide contains resources, tips, and samples to help you
become a better writer. Questions? Contact Us.
What makes a good paper?
An excellent essay will
A strong essay will
A satisfactory essay will
A weak essay will
A poor essay will do any one of the following
Showcase your Writing
The SCPS Writing Program sponsors annual events for writers to engage in and showcase their work, including Writing Showcase.The Writing Showcase celebrates the outstanding writing of SCPS graduate and undergraduate students. If you received an A on a paper or glowing feedback on anILP fill out an application
and submit your work to SCPSwriting@depaul.edu
(Deadline: April 1).
You may submit up to three poems, stories, essays, reports, ILPs, Capstones, Advanced Projects, Applied Inquiry Projects, Integrating Projects, or e-Portfolios. Share your accomplishment and inspire others.Excellent submissions
are recognized at the annual SCPS Spring Awards Reception.
Writing Boot Camps
The SCPS Writing Boot Camp program is designed
for undergraduate or graduate SCPS students who have a writing project
(assignments, ILPs, APs, Captstones, AIPs, etc.) they wish to complete. SCPS
Faculty work one-on-one with students during these sessions. It is also an
opportunity for students who have an incomplete grade to get support in
finishing their work.
Workshops are offered Quarterly, please contact us for more information.