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How to Survive a UNC Chem Lab

January 18, 2024

How to Survive a UNC Chem Lab By Rebecca Turner, a Peer Tutor Morehead Labs. Vernier software. Safety goggles. Carbon-copy lab notebook. If you’re anything like me (and the many other biology, chemistry, neuroscience, etc. majors), these words fill you … 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

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

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

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