Writing and Speaking Tips for Frosh

Writing Tips

Does my paper flow? How can I know?

Dr. Zandra L. Jordan, Director of the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking


Where do I start? Tips for beginning a paper

Tutor Name: Leah Harris
Hume Center position: Peer Writing Tutor
Stanford Class: Senior
Major: Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience
Graduation year: 2022


Tips for Writing an effective conclusion

Tutor Name: Merissa Rieken
Hume Center position: Peer Writing Tutor & Event and Outreach Assistant
Stanford Class: Junior
Major: Product Design
Graduation year: 2023


How can I make my scientific writing accessible?

Tutor Name: Stacey Huang
Hume Center position: Grad Writing Tutor
Stanford Class: Graduate Student, PhD
School and Program: School of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Graduation year: 2021


Speaking Tips

Please Ask!

Dr. Thomas Freeland, Advanced Lecturer in the Oral Communication Program


Knowing your main points, grounding yourself, and trusting in your voice

Tutor Name: Maximiño Manzanares
Hume Center position: Oral Communication Tutor
Stanford Class: Junior
Major: Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Graduation year:2023