Virginia College Advising Corps is Hiring!

Looking for a fun, rewarding, and dynamic public service position? The Virginia College Advising Corps (VCAC) may be right for you! APPLY HERE

VCAC hires recent college graduates (currently from the Class of 2020, 2021, and 2022) to serve as …

By Melinda Espinoza
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Office Hours: Helpful tips to get the conversation started – Part 2

*Not sure what office hours are, what they are for, or why students use them? Click here to read Part 1 of this blog post!

Office hours are a great opportunity for students to build a relationship with their instructor, …

By Christy Rotman
Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Office Hours – What are they for and why go? Part 1

Office Hours may be a new thing for students when they start at UVA or college in general. Here at UVA office hours are not just for struggling students nor are they only for getting class questions answered or helping …

By Christy Rotman
Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Help! I struggle to focus!

Students often share their struggles to focus both in and out of the classroom and how they feel frustrated, discouraged, and powerless. This blog post is intended to clarify some misconceptions about focus and offer some practical and empowering strategies …

By Christy Rotman
Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Study Groups – the WHAT, WHY and HOW

Participating in a study group can be one of the most efficient and effective ways to spend your study time. The format allows you to elaborate concepts, explore questions, teach content, quiz each other, and practice problems – all research-backed ways …

By Christy Rotman
Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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A Majors Fair? That sounds fun! But what do I DO there?

The Majors Fair will be FULL of representatives from Batten, McIntire, Engineering, Nursing, Data Science, Education, Architecture, and many College majors. This is your chance to “shop around,” explore possibilities, and speak with people who can answer your questions all …

By Katie Densberger
Katie Densberger Director of Academic Student Support
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Connect with the School of Education and Human Development (EHD) – Zoom and In-Person Opportunities!

EHD offers majors that lead to careers in teaching, public health, speech pathology and audiology, research, education policy and more. Connect with us by signing up for our mailing list or attend one of the upcoming events.

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By Katie Densberger
Katie Densberger Director of Academic Student Support
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Resources to Boost Your Confidence in STEM

Mika Poblete, a fourth-year student majoring in biochemistry shared the following learning resources she has found helpful during her studies at UVA. She recommends these to students across the university for confidence and success in STEM courses. Check these out …

By Christy Rotman
Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Tips to Manage the Workload of World Language Courses at UVA

World language courses at UVA are popular and fun for students across the University. At the same time, once the semester is underway, students sometimes feel surprised by the demanding nature of the classes and overwhelmed by the amount of …

By Christy Rotman
Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Overwhelmed by emails? These tips will help!

We receive a lot of emails – it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Learning how to manage your email is an important skill, not just for your time at UVA, but also for your future employment. Consider these tips for one …

By Christy Rotman
Christy Rotman
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