Emma Howard

  • Peer Tutor

Emma is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in PNP and political science with a minor in writing.  She is a vice president on the executive board of her sorority, researches memory fallibility with a philosophy professor, and gives tours to perspective students.  Last summer, Emma was an undergraduate intern at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington, D.C. working on the committee’s Voting Rights Project.


What brought you to The Writing Center?

I have always enjoyed reading and workshopping my peers’ essays.  Working at The Writing Center gives me the opportunity to do this regularly!

What do you like most about working with writers at The Writing Center?

I love helping students get excited about their writing.  It is incredibly rewarding when a student leaves The Writing Center with a piece of writing they are truly proud of!

What do you find most challenging about writing?

I’ve never found the writing process to be easy, but overcoming writers’ block and challenges make a completed version all the more rewarding.

What advice do you have for writers?

I think writing assignments can feel really daunting.  Just start writing, get your thoughts on paper, and the writing will flow!