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Citation Resources: Citation Style Guide: Writing Tutor Help

Information on using APA / MLA / Chicago Citation Style Guides

Have a Writing Tutor Critique Your Work

There are two ways to get help with your writing assignment from an LSC-Tomball Writing Tutor:

Brainfuse Tutor Match:
Schedule an online tutoring session with an LSC writing tutor using Brainfuse Tutor Match (see instructions in the Get Help From An LSC Tutor Online box above). Once you have scheduled an appointment with a tutor, the tutor will contact you and will likely ask you to email the paper to them prior to the appointment. During your appointment, they will discuss your paper with you in real time, possibly using screen share to discuss the paper.


Online Writing Lab:
Submit  your paper to the Online Writing Lab. Once a tutor receives your paper, she will take a day or two to review it and then return it to you with comments. You will not be able to discuss your paper with the tutor in real time. Tutors will return your critiqed work to you within 24 – 48 hours. (Returns may take longer on weekend days.)

How to submit a paper to the online writing lab:

  1. Enroll in the Online Writing Lab by emailing your first name, last name, and student ID to You will receive a confirmation email, and then simply follow the directions below to submit your work for review.
  2. Login to
  3. Click LSC Online (Online Classes)
  4. Click Go to D2L Classes
  5. At the top of the page, click Select a Course
  6. Search for a Course:  choose Tomball Online Writing Lab
  7. The Dropbox for the Writing Lab can be found under the Content Tab.


Online Proctoring

Virtual proctoring is available @ LSC-Tomball. For questions, email and she can give you more information.

There are also instructions on how to access virtual proctoring here at the Assessment Center. 

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