We’re nearly at the end of November. If you’re in school, that means one of the most dreaded times of the year is coming up: finals week. You still have some time to set yourself up for success, and take it from me, you want to start now instead of procrastinating. So, what can you do to make sure your finals go smoothly?
Start preparing early.
You’ve probably heard it a million times, but it still rings true: start preparing for finals now instead of a few days before your exams. It’s so much easier to retain information when studying at a normal pace. Create a study schedule and stick to it! This makes studying far more approachable than trying to tackle everything at once.
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Rory Gilmore, from the popular show Gilmore Girls, understands the stress of a busy school schedule. With the Netflix reboot of the show coming this week, I’d like to present the life struggles that Rory and Lorelai experienced on screen, but students face in real life.
That looming feeling of approaching finals
We’ve all been there. Fall semester is coming to an end, internships tasks are multiplying, and the stress is increasing. While some (lucky) students thrive on the heavy workload, others dislike everything about it. Try scheduling study sessions a few weeks in advance so those finals don’t sneak up on you!
If you’re really struggling to make it through the end of the semester, find things to look forward to in your life. If you have an internship, find aspects of it that you’re excited about (learning a skill, meeting new connections, free birthday cake in …