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First Year Seminar Companion: Grammarly

This guide provides an online version of much of the material contained in Dr. Todd Gernes's "A First-Year Seminar Companion," created in September 2015. Faculty will find information on First-Year Seminar (FYS) guidelines, sample syllabi, learning style


Grammarly is a powerful but easy-to-use writing app that finds and corrects hundreds of complex writing errors, including grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style. Use your Stonehill email ( when registering a new account.

Here are some links to connect Grammarly once you have signed up:

* MS Office
Desktop App:

Note: The desktop app can be placed on your computer as a shortcut on your desktop to provide a quick and easy way to access Grammarly. Its usage is identical to the online editor.

Browser extensions:

* Chrome Extension:
* Safari Extension:
* Firefox Extension:

Note: The browser extensions allow Grammarly to check writing entered in text boxes within a web browser, including the Gmail compose box.
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