First Year Writing Program News

College-level writing adheres to a more rigorous academic standard than primary school writing. English students in the College of Liberal Arts’ First Year Writing Program learn advanced technical writing concepts to instill in them the framework necessary to meet this higher standard. Students are placed in the First Year Writing program when their performance on the English placement test shows there is an opportunity for their English skills to improve through the program’s coursework. Not everyone follows the same path through Temple, and here you can explore wherever the journey takes the First Year Writing Program’s students, alumni and faculty. Read their stories below and please contact us if you have a story of your own you think we should tell.