The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs offers one-on-one thesis writing consultations to assist you with any writing challenges you might be facing, answer your questions about thesis writing, or to discuss the effectiveness of your writing strategies.

The one-on-one writing consultations are meant to assist graduate students who are writing Major Research Projects, Master’s theses, or PhD dissertations.

During your appointment, Dr. Karim Abuawad will focus on high-level concerns, such as developing your writing abilities, organizing your ideas, and planning your writing project. Karim will not edit your work but will respond to your writing as a conscientious reader.

Appointments usually last 50 minutes. To request an appointment, please fill out the form below.

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  • Karim Abuawad is generally available for appointments during weekdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Please let us know your availability during these times. The more availability you have, the sooner we will be able to schedule an appointment. Example: “I am available Mondays (10:00; 11:15; 2:00), Tuesday (11:00; 1:30; 2:00)…”