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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
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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