Personal statement: https://www.cmu.edu/hpp/apply-to-schools/personal-statements/tips.html
Literature review: http://writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/literature-reviews/
Visit our Writing in the Disciplines page for more information about the expectations for writing in different subject areas and writing specialized documents (such as lab reports, literature reviews, etc).
Use the Tisch Library Research Paper Navigator! Just enter the due date and subject of your paper, and this incredible resource will generate a timeline for your research, drafting and revising, as well as point you toward relevant sources and help you avoid accidental plagiarism.
Purdue University Online Writing Lab
This is one of the most extensive online writing resources for students. The site features printable handouts on various writing and grammar issues, as well as interactive workshops on using APA and MLA citation styles.
“English Language Resources Online”
Great online book source: Strunk and White’s Elements of Style, American Heritage Dictionary, Roget’s II: The New Thesaurus, etc.
Diana Hacker's Research and Documentation Online
A comprehensive, interactive guide to researching in different disciplines. Includes sample papers as well as information on writing and citation styles.
A fun (yes, fun!) website with tips on writing, grammar, punctuation, and style, organized by topic.