Ginny's Helpful Blogs
The Ups and Downs of Young Love
College is where you will make very deep friendships that will sustain you far more than any romance, so focus on your friends as much as you can.
Stress Busters for Finals Week
For many college students, this is finals week and taking exams remotely and finishing papers from home during the pandemic adds a whole additional layer of stress. Students feel distracted, overwhelmed and exhausted from all the screen-based, self-directed learning.
Making Your Mark in A Zoom Classroom
Meeting and learning via Zoom is hard for students, of course, but there are some things you can do to surf this zoom wave well, and make a positive impression on your teacher!
Two Choices for Staying Centered as a Student: Paper or Digital
As a professor who has done the research, I want every student to use a planner that requires writing by hand to activate the thinking part of the brain – but WHAT you write with and where you write it is up to you!
BIO: Virginia Horan
For the past ten years, she has focused her attention on advocating for students and helping colleagues update various teaching methods to engage Generation Z students.
High Tech = Poor Memory?
If 30% of college students drop out in their first year, and time management is one of the primary issues, why aren't we talking more about memory?
8 things I wish I knew when my kids left for college
It takes human beings a minimum of 3 months to feel settled and adjusted.
Red Flags in Online Courses
So many of my students have gotten into trouble with online classes, thinking they might be easier or take less time.
The Secret Weapon of Success in School
When you write by hand, rather than tap into a laptop or tablet, you slow down just enough to think more about WHAT you are writing. Handwriting activates the thinking part of the brain and helps with memory.