The Writing Lab is an academic support program that falls under the direction of the Office of the VP of Academic Affairs. Writing Lab tutors are required to assist Midway College students in developing written communication skills. Writing Lab tutors may be called upon to help students study for an exam, prepare for an in-class oral presentation, improve reading comprehension skills, class discussion skills, grammar and the ability to apply the knowledge to written communications. In addition, tutors must feel comfortable interacting one-on-one with other students and be interested in becoming a teacher at the high school or college level. Applicants for this position should have cycled through ENG 101 and ENG 102 and must submit a writing example to the Director of the Writing Lab.