Some students have complained about getting a multitude of emails everyday, as WordPress is flooding their inboxes with notifications of new posts and comments. This is easy to fix.
1. Go to your account settings by clicking on your user icon in the top right corner of the screen.
2. Go to the Notifications tab, circled on the image below.
3. Change the Default Email Delivery to “Daily” or “Weekly” depending on how often you would like to receive an email from wordpress.com.