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Emily Metzgar

College: College of Engineering
Years as an academic advisor:
almost 4!
What is one of your favorite parts of your role as an advisor?
I love getting to know students! To me, the most rewarding part of advising is the opportunity to support students while helping them problem-solve, connect with resources, and make the most of their time at Virginia Tech.
What is one piece of advice you would offer to a brand new advisor?
Active listening is essential to great advising! Each student is an individual with unique needs and goals. Carefully listening to students allows us to provide them with compassionate, personalized support.