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Resources to Boost Your Confidence in STEM

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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 …

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Tips to Manage the Workload of World Language Courses at UVA

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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 …

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Out of sync with your asynch classes? Get back on track with these tips

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Learning online offers advantages to many students – for example: flexible schedule, no commute, and the ability to revisit lecture recordings. Even with these benefits, online learning can also surface new challenges. As we all settle in to remote learning this …

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New Ways to Think About Procrastination – Part 2

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Click here to read part 1 of this 2-part series. 

Explore your WHY

We procrastinate for all kinds of reasons. Understanding the reason or the WHY behind your procrastinating habit is another great strategy to help you make change. Since …

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New Ways to Think About Procrastination – Part 1

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“Everyone procrastinates, but not everyone is a procrastinator.” – Dr. Joseph Ferrari, psychologist

According to Dr. Ferrari, author of Still Procrastinating: The No Regrets Guide to Getting It Done, only 20% of adult men and women are procrastinators – people who procrastinate …

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