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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

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

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

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

Ask A Coach – Peer Tutor Take Over

August 30, 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!  I was just accepted … 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

App Spotlight! Habitica

May 5, 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

How I Optimized My Work: A Mental Clutter Check

April 14, 2022

How I Optimized My Work: A Mental Clutter Check By Miranda, a Graduate Learning Coach Setting the Scene: A Mindful Check-In  As a graduate student trying to find the best ways to optimize my work, I have found that it … Read more