Date of this Version
Honors in Practice, 2021, Vol. 17:203–06
An honors practitioner describes various challenges in onboarding and training a new academic advisor during the coronavirus crisis. Virtual interaction and multitasking skills prove fruitful for training in best practices while also bringing experienced and first-year students together in unexpected ways. The author cites several improvements in advisement, observing how remote technologies also allow for certain privacies and discretion.