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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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Overwhelmed by emails? These tips will help!

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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
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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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Adjusting to Learning while Away from Grounds

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We have prepared several guides designed to help students adjust to distance learning. You will see communications and web resources related to technology and housing considerations elsewhere. The resources below are related more specifically to the shift from life as …

By Katie Densberger
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How to Get Moving on that Project You’re Avoiding

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Do you have a huge project, paper, exam, or task looming over you? Are you feeling unsure how to begin? Overwhelmed? Scared of not completing the task? Often when we have large tasks, it is difficult to know how or …

By Christy Rotman
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Getting Research Help from IRB

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Research is a key part of the U.Va. experience for most undergraduate students. Many will embark on their own research projects before they graduate. But did you know that research involving human subjects is regulated by the federal government? Before …

By Laura Loeb
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What does undergraduate research look like at UVA?

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By the time they graduate more than half of U.Va. students participate in undergraduate research either a part of a class or outside of the classroom.  But what does it mean to do research? The University of Virginia is a …

By Brian Cullaty
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