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APA & Writing

A guide to APA style and writing. 7th Edition

Get Help with Writing Assignments


During your university career, you will be asked to complete many writing assignments, including discussions, essays, research projects, case studies, analyses, reflections, and a myriad of others. Use the resources in this guide to help you plan, develop, write, and edit your papers and projects.

Online Tutoring


Need help with math, business, and writing courses? All CityU students have access to an online tutor through Smarthinking. Contact for a username and password to Smarthinking, where you can: 

  • Connect With a tutor and interact live. 
  • Submit your writing for any class to the Online Writing Lab. 
  • Submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor. 

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Study Hall: Composition [YouTube Playlist]

A course presented by Arizona State University + Crash Course 

This Crash Course playlist on Composition covers everything you'll need to understand to help you write your next paper or project, whether that is how to come up with an idea for a paper or how to effectively provide attribution using citations, this online course has you covered. Watch the videos below or click through to YouTube to see a full playlist.