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3 Professors Offer Finals Advice

I know, I know. It’s finals week, so we don’t necessarily love our professors right now. However, they are probably the best resource we have. I reached out to professors at Loyola to see what advice they had for a successful finals week.

Here is what they said: 

“Take advantage of every resource your professors offer you to help with final exams, papers and projects. If they hold a study session, go. For projects or papers, make sure to read the instructions carefully so you know what’s expected. And if you have any questions, be sure to ask the professor for help or clarification.” —Professor Lee Hood, School of Communications.

“I think my advice would be to prioritize—make sure to spend your limited time wisely during finals week. I would also remind students that it is only a week, and that there will be plenty of time to recuperate (i.e., sleep!) the following week.” – Professor Megan Sholar, Interdisciplinary Honors Program.

“Study while listening to Mozart (it will help you remember better).  Don’t eat junk food. Get some sleep. Do what helps you focus.” — Professor Elfriede Wedam, Department of Sociology.

Hang in there, it’s just one more week! Then you never have to see your least favorite professors again. Happy Finals! 

Annie Kate Raglow is a fourth-year honors student at Loyola University Chicago. She is a journalism major with a music minor, and she enjoys her role as contributor for the LUC chapter of Her Campus. Annie was Campus Correspondent when the chapter re-launched at LUC. She has a passion for traveling and meeting new people, as well as advocating for social issues. Career goals (as of right now) include opportunities in investigative or documentary journalism. Music is a huge part of Annie's life, and one of her favorite pastimes is performing at local Chicago "open mic" nights. She also loves finding independent coffee shops! Annie is ambitious in pursuit of her journalism and music skills, and loves everything that Her Campus has to offer.
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