This stressful pandemic has had multiple consequences to our daily lives and routines. Restaurants are closing, Universities are shutting down, and people are being urged to stay inside their homes until this pandemic passes by. One of the biggest consequences is turning to online classes because of Universities shutting down. Everyone handles this differently, so here is my take on the situation.
Turning to online classes can either be detrimental to students, or can be an aid that allows for more growth. In my opinion, I believe that for those who are poorly motivated, they'll fall behind on their courses. Those that are more easily motivated will thrive or just stay the same on the progression of their courses.
For me, I have poor motivation. It takes a lot for me to open my computer and get online. I procrastinate easily, and am prone to falling behind. But keeping this conscious can help to maintain my course work and not fall behind.
Other ways this transition will affect me will probably be my bank account. I spend twenty dollars a week on gasoline, and not going anywhere for these next few months will really put a dent in my spending. Spending more time at home will also bring me closer to my family as I'll be spending all day with them.
A positive to the whole situation is that I'll be able to practice music more often, since I didn't practice much during the past semester. Spending all day in my room with four guitars will really make me practice more everyday, since I won't have anything else to do.
Spending the next few months locked up in our houses will be either the easiest or hardest months in our lives. But together we can curb the spread of this virus and get back to our Universities and our normal lives.