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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

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

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

Get Your Head in the (Lecture) Game

October 20, 2022

Get Your Head in the (Lecture) Game By Alyssa, a Peer Tutor My first-ever college lecture was practically a rite of passage. I spent fifty straight minutes trying to simultaneously fight off exhaustion and absorb a barrage of unfamiliar concepts … Read more

Ask a Coach

October 11, 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!  As a new graduate … Read more

App Spotlight! Toggl and Notes

July 12, 2022

Introducing……”App Spotlights!” In our new series, our writing and learning coaches share some of their favorite websites and applications! Check back to see how our coaches use technology to help them write, manage their day, take note, and much more! … Read more

Ask A Coach – Peer Tutor Take Over

June 28, 2022

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

App Spotlight! Focusmate

June 16, 2022

Introducing……”App Spotlights!” In our new series, our writing and learning coaches share some of their favorite websites and applications! Today Writing Coach Sherah reviews Focusmate.

Peer Studying with Peer Tutors!

June 2, 2022

While studying alone can ensure that you have your own understanding of a subject, sometimes it’s more helpful (and more fun) to study with a friend. Here is how two peer tutors study together effectively by setting clear expectations about what they want to accomplish in a study session.