Point Of View Consulting aims to guide the process and writing involved in attaining the next big step in your life. Whether this step is college, publishing a short story, graduate school, or winning a specialized grant, sometimes all you need is a different point of view.
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Founder Jackie Sizemore is a writer of fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. She is an educator, working with everyone from middle and high school students, to adults changing careers. Jackie worked for two years as an Assistant Director of Admissions at Carnegie Mellon University where she read over two thousand applications. This experience, combined with her time as a Boise State University college instructor and Writing Center consultant inspired her to pursue her love of working one-on-one with anyone reaching for that next step in their life. Point of View Consulting is driven by her extensive knowledge of narrative to her deep understanding of admissions and selection committees.

For the full list of her publication activity, check out her author website jackiesizemore.com

 

Education

Boise State University
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Fiction) 2016

Carnegie Mellon University '10
B.A. with University Honors in Creative Writing and Social & Cultural History
Minor in Photography

 

University Courses Taught

English 1010, Laramie County Community College, Albany County Campus

English 101, Boise State University

English 102, College Research Writing, Boise State University

English 206, Intro to Fiction, Boise State University

 

Judging

Scholastic Writing Awards, State of Idaho,
Flash Fiction category, 2016 season.

Boise State President’s Writing Awards,
Fiction and Research Essay categories, 2014-16

Conferences

National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing Conference, Salt Lake City 2015

“Cool Story: Challenges of Tutoring Fiction at Boise State University’s Writing Center”
Paper that explores BSU’s Writing Center’s preparedness for working with creative writing, conducted interviews with current consultants resulting in qualitative and quantitative findings. 

 

 

National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing Conference, Salt Lake City 2015

Brown, Hansen, Jones, May, and Jackie Sizemore
“Social Justice in the Writing Center: Training Tutors to Combat Social Oppression(s)”
An interactive workshop for administrators and consultants to begin creating a social justice training program, or social justice aspect of their current training program for their center.

Select Publications

Magazine work published in Crixeo, CollegeXpress.

Education contributor for GOOD magazine

Craft writing at Author Magazine.

Fiction published in Opossum, Paper Darts.

Creative Non-Fiction published in Eastern Iowa Review, The Evansville Review, and Literary Orphans.

Quotes

In The Atlantic City Lab article "Finally Writing Programs take a practical turn."

Awards

Wyoming Arts Council Professional Development Grant for Individual Artists, 2017

Fiction Finalist, Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, 2016

Kustra Fellowship @ Boise State University

2nd Place in Personal Essay category @ 2010 Carnegie Mellon Adamson Awards

3rd Place in Scholarly Journals category @ 2010 Carnegie Mellon Adamson Awards

Campuses Visited

Boise State University
Boston University
Bowling Green University
Bucknell University
Buffalo State University
Canisius College
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Columbia
Cornell
Dartmouth
Dickinson College
Gettysburg College
Harvard
Humboldt State University
Johns Hopkins University

 

Juniata College
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge
Loyola Marymount University
McNeese State
MIT
NYU
(The) Ohio State
Penn State
Princeton
RIT
Rutgers
Stanford
SUNY Fredonia
Syracuse
Temple University
UC Berkeley

 

University of Maryland College Park
University of Minnesota
U North Carolina Chapel Hill
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Texas in Austin
United States Naval Academy
University of Arizona
University of Buffalo
University of Mississippi
University of New Mexico
University of San Francisco
University of Wyoming
Vanderbilt
Vassar
Wittenberg College