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LSAT Studying

May 1, 2024

LSAT Studying By Nikki, a Peer Tutor Intro to LSAT Studying If you want to go law school, arguably the most important hurdle you must leap is the Law School Admissions Test – the LSAT. It is hard to overstate … Read more

Freewriting Your Way Past Writer’s Block

April 3, 2024

Freewriting Your Way Past Writer’s Block By Amery, a Writing Coach Everyone’s probably heard the terms ‘writer’s block’ or ‘blank page syndrome’ before. For someone as self-critical of my writing as I am, though, none of those words seem to … Read more

Studying for Stats

February 28, 2024

Studying for Stats By Zach, a Peer Tutor The Statistics and Analytics major at UNC is far from “one size fits all”: the breadth and depth of the courses (from the theoretical, proof-based mathematics courses to the hands-on, business-oriented operations … Read more

Proofreading with Control-F

February 15, 2024

Proofreading with Control-F By Sam, a Writing Center Coach In bygone days, I worked as a freelance Academic Writing Coach and Editor at a company that provides editing assistance for dissertations and other forms of scholarly communication. They trained me … Read more

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 Research Opportunities at UNC

November 15, 2023

Finding Research Opportunities at UNC By Baral, a Peer Tutor As I logged off from the Zoom meeting with my professor, I was smiling but I knew I was not getting the opportunity to work in his lab any time … 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

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