Struggling with Online Learning? Here Are Some Simple Tips!

The pandemic has been difficult for everyone in one way or another. Whether you’re a student in school or college, you’ve probably had to adjust your academic lifestyle. With the majority of classes being online and many teachers implementing asynchronous learning, it’s normal if you’ve found yourself struggling to grasp class content and stay focused. Many of my classes are asynchronous this quarter, which means that my professors record their lectures and give us the option to watch lectures on our own time. We still have to take our exams on certain days and complete assignments before deadlines. This might sound familiar to you, or your classes might have a slightly different structure.

Mental Health Disparities for BIPOC in the U.S.

BIPOC is an acronym for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “Members of racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S. are less likely to have access to mental health services, less likely to use community mental health services, more likely to use inpatient hospitalization and emergency rooms, and more likely to receive lower quality care.”