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The Balance of Joy in College

October 6, 2023

The Balance of Joy in College By Emma, a Peer Tutor Coming to college is filled with so many emotions. Loads of excitement to establish yourself, but also some anxiety surrounding classes and finding your place in a large community. … Read more

Finding the “I” in Team Handball

September 27, 2023

Finding the “I” in Team Handball By Tommy, a Peer Tutor For over a thousand students at UNC, club sports are an integral part of collegiate life. If you aren’t aware, club sports are on-campus, student-led organizations that focus on … Read more

Figuring out Time Management

September 11, 2023

Figuring out Time Management By Rory, a Writing Coach Do you remember the end of the spring semester? So many of us found ourselves stuck in a swamp of work, unable to navigate a way out of the quagmire of … Read more

How I Use Zotero to Organize My Research

May 30, 2023

How I use Zotero to Organize My Research By Marcy, a Writing Coach When I started graduate school, one of the most common pieces of advice I received was to pick a citation management software and stick to it. It … Read more

Writing from Silence, Reading with Music

April 20, 2023

Writing from Silence, Reading with Music By alex, a Writing Center Coach In my experience, I tend to write and read in a variety of places and often listen to music, but I’ve also begun to appreciate silence. In this … Read more

Fundamentals of Class Registration

March 30, 2023

Fundamentals of Class Registration By a Peer Tutor Class registration season is here! Unfortunately at UNC, class registration is you versus the system… and it feels like the system always seems to win! There’s a variety of things I do … Read more

Catching Up

February 27, 2023

Catching Up By Josh, a Peer Tutor No matter how many times I’ve fallen behind in a course, whether due to sickness or just not understanding the content, I’ve never managed to completely get rid of the stress that comes … Read more

Using Audiobooks

February 16, 2023

Using Audiobooks By Sophie H., a Writing Coach As an English major, I read a lot of classic books for class, and I’ve always been committed solely to tangible, paper books. In short, I used to be an audiobook hater, … Read more

Ask a Coach

November 3, 2022

In this blog series, “Ask a Coach!” our Writing and Learning Center coaches answer our UNC-CH undergrads’ burning questions! Check out what our coaches have to say about everything from taking breaks to utilizing office hours! What is the best … Read more