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Meet the Writing Center Tutors


Major/Minor: English major, pursuing both a Creative Writing and Psychology minor
Strengths: Paragraph flow, sentence and structure flow, and grammar are my strengths.
About me: I am a sophomore, living on campus in Erickson hall. You may also see me around as a writing fellow. I love to read, draw, and write fiction. I hope to edit novels some day, and maybe write a few of my own! So helping people with writing is something I really love to do.


Major/minor – English (TechComm), IS minor

Strengths – Creative writing, music-related topics, argumentation
About me – Outside of my English and IS classes, I write for the Retriever Weekly and play the drums for my childhood church and my rock band, Modern Fuzz. I promise I’m not as pretentious as my profile picture makes me seem.

Junaid Bhatti

Major(s)/Minor: Biology/Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Strengths: Run-on Sentences, Brainstorming, working with ESL writers
About me: I was born in Karachi, Pakistan but lived the majority of my life in Baltimore, Maryland. I’m really fond of football, especially my hometown Ravens.


Major/Minor: Psychology B.S.; Minor TBD
Strengths: Outlining and Brainstorming, Citations, Organization, Word choice and grammar
About me: I’m a sophmore here at UMBC. My favorite types of writing are creative writing and poetry, and I love the brainstorming and ideas part of the writing process! Outside of work, I like to read, write, and draw, and I love to travel. I hope to go into Psychology research after getting my Master’s degree.

thomas c
Major: Environmental Sciences, B.S.
About me: Hello! I love tutoring writing, as well as Biology 141. My favorite sessions are those that focus on brainstorming and creating outlines. In my free time, I like to read and take care of my plants.


Major/Minor: English Communications and Technology/Korean

Strengths: Brainstorming, organization, introductions/conclusions
About me: I’m a UMBC cheerleader so many people think I’m really preppy and hyper. But, I’m actually a really calm and chill person.

Katherine Glitter

Major(s)/Minor: English Literature, Secondary Education Certificate
Strengths: Brainstorming and outlining, organization and structure, & adding details and support
About Me: I also work as a research assistant for a psychology lab on campus. I enjoy puns, people’s angry reactions to puns, and dogs.


Major(s)/Minor: English major, Asian Studies and Public Administration and Policy minors
Strengths: Organization, formatting and helping tutees develop their ideas.
About me: I’m a senior English major planning to go into English and Higher Education. I love writing and critique so outside of class you can catch me enjoying the story telling of Dungeons and Dragons, critiquing films, and performing spoken word.

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Major(s)/Minor: Animation + Interactive Media
Strengths: Organization, consistency, word choice, grammar. Also prewriting and polishing!
About me: Color Enthusiast and Dog Owner. When not in the Writing Center, I’m either working at Commonvision or gaming online — I hope to even work for Blizzard Entertainment eventually! I’m a member of the Retriever Poets, an amateur powerlifter, and I adore language (English and more). My favourite color is all of them and I can’t be trusted alone with any kind of corn chips.


Major/Minor: Media & Communication Studies, Writing Minor
Strengths: Grammar, Paragraph Structure, Thesis Development
About me: I’m from Baltimore, and I’m really passionate about using writing to bring awareness to social issues. I think writing is extremely valuable because it allows people to express their thoughts and experiences in unique ways that resonate with others.


Major(s)/Minor: Environmental Science with a certificate in Geographic Information Systems
Strengths: Developing ideas; outlining/brainstorming; sentence-level revisions; word choice and grammar
About me: You’ll usually catch me with some type of caffeinated beverage. When I’m not in the writing center, I’m probably making maps in the basement of Sondheim, where I basically live now; I do, however, occasionally emerge to go hiking, see a concert, or help out with a trash cleanup. I like cats, cryptids, and music with a nice touch of banjo.


Major/Minor: English Major, Secondary Education Certificate
Strengths: outlining, sentence arrangement, and word choice
About me: Grand optimist who drinks too much coffee, laughs too hard at puns, writes poetry, and really REALLY loves dogs.

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Major/Minor: Psychology/French Certificate

Strengths: Outlining, thesis construction, brainstorming
About Me: My favorite types of writing are literary analyses and poetry. On campus, I am a mental health advocate, a member of SGA Division Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, and on the Student Health Advisory Committee. When I’m not at school, I run a D.C. coffeeshop on the weekends.