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Kevin LaTorre

Kevin is a guest blogger for BCC Research. He is pursuing a graduate degree in Strategic Communications at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Recent Posts

The Graduate Student’s Resource Round-Up

Written by Kevin LaTorre on Nov 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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If you just began graduate school this past August, then you’ve probably settled in by now. You’ve spent time studying and collaborating with members of your cohort. You’ve learned how far it is from your makeshift office or cramped grad lounge to each of your classes. Maybe you’ve learned enough from your professors to ask them for advice on your assignments or ongoing research efforts.

The faculty and staff members working around you comprise just one of the resources you have access to as a grad student. There are quite a few resources, if you haven’t noticed. And if you have noticed, you’ve probably fretted over this question – what resources do I need to know?

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Topics: Academic Institutions

8 Ways To Make Writing Less Stressful Part 2

Written by Kevin LaTorre on Sep 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM

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There are few college experiences worse than sitting in front of a blank Word document, trying to begin a paper, paralyzed by writing anxiety, the pressure mounting with every blink of the cursor, unable to type a word.

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Topics: Academic Institutions

8 Ways To Make Writing Less Stressful Part 1

Written by Kevin LaTorre on Sep 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Tips To Make Writing Less Stressful

“Writing is easy. Just put a sheet of paper in the typewriter and start bleeding.” - Thomas Wolfe

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Topics: Academic Institutions

7 Ways to Improve Your Writing—Fast!

Written by Kevin LaTorre on Jul 31, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Improve Your WritingCollege essays rarely bring joy. Whether you study engineering, biology, psychology, or literature, looking at whatever you’ve written can feel debilitating. But it doesn’t have to. And there are quick ways to sharpen your writing.

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Topics: Academic Institutions