As Effective as Aspirin or Dark Chocolate: The Writing Center as Preventative Medicine
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In the fight against heart disease, the popular media regularly report that an ounce of prevention— an aspirin a day, for example, or a piece of dark chocolate—goes a long way. The preventative approach applies equally well in the fight against underdeveloped writing skills among college students: the earlier inexperienced writers seek help, the better off they are likely to be. However, the medicinal value of a visit to the Writing Center is woefully underreported.