10 Quick Tips for Finals

As a senior, I have been through the ups and downs, the good grades and the bad, of finals. And believe me, YOU CAN DO IT! You can conquer that final you’ve been dreading all semester.

Here a are a few quick tips to help you study:

  1. Go to as many review sessions as you can. Reviewing past material with your professor or TA can never hurt. They know what they’re talking about and they know what might be on the final exam.
  2. Find a study group. Having a support group is super important.

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“Just my dog and I…”

– The Bee Gees, ‘Edge of the Universe’

Finals week is upon us, which means stress levels are heightening by the minute and relaxation time is vital to mental survival.

I can’t think of a much better way to relieve tension than participating in the Paws for a Study Break program at St. Joe’s. The wittily-titled event brings local therapy dogs to the Drexel Library and Post Learning Commons for a few hours on reading day, which is the day before final exams begin. Students sign in and are then allowed to pet, play with, or even just fawn over adorable,

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Summertime Sadness

Finals. Projects. Presentations. Essays. Desperately trying to raise grades. Graduation. Living with your parents again.
All of those things are what Lana del Rey was referencing when she sang about Summertime Sadness, right?

 

The end of a semester is bittersweet in college. The conclusion of fall semester is bitterly cold but also enriched with the sweetness of Christmas and a month break from school. As spring semester comes to a close, students are teased by warm weather one day and hail the next. But the idea that a summer of warm nights, beach trips,

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