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Does the mere thought of finals stress you out? Are you feeling like you’re drowning in a sea of textbooks and study guides? Fear not, my fellow scholar! Here are some study tips to help you conquer those final exams.

  1. Make a Schedule and Stick to It
    • Time management is key during finals week. Make a study schedule that allows you to divide your time between all your classes and gives you enough time to study for each exam. Use a planner or a scheduling app to help you stay organized and on track.
  2. Find Your Ideal Study Spot
    • Where do you feel most productive? Is it in a quiet library, a bustling coffee shop, or in the comfort of your bed? Experiment with different study spots and find the one that works best for you. Make sure it’s a space where you can focus and minimize distractions.
  3. Use Flashcards and Mnemonic Devices
    • Flashcards and mnemonic devices can help you memorize information more efficiently. Use them to study vocabulary, formulas, and important dates. Create your own flashcards or use online resources like Quizlet to help you study.
  4. Take Breaks and Stay Hydrated
    • Studying for hours on end without taking a break can lead to burnout and decreased productivity. Take frequent breaks to stretch, exercise, or even just take a quick nap. And don’t forget to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and snacking on healthy foods.
  5. Get Help When You Need It
    • Don’t be afraid to ask for help if you’re struggling with a particular subject or concept. Reach out to your professors or classmates for assistance, or consider hiring a tutor. There are also many online resources available for free, such as Khan Academy or YouTube tutorials.

With these study tips and a positive attitude, you’ll be acing your finals in no time. Good luck!

Vanna Chen

Texas '23

Senior Computer Science Major Sleepy, Funny, Addicted to Kombucha