Finals Week

December 10, 2017 - 6:45pm
Commentary: Follow these tips to maintain your sanity and your grades.

Finals week has finally arrived. If you aren’t already stressed by thinking about the numerous papers that are due on the same day, or the hours upon hours you will need to spend in the library, then chances are you are actively seeking out ways to decrease your stress levels. Look no further. Here is a compiled list of the top five stress relievers you should indulge in this week. They say the pain is temporary and GPA is forever, but there’s no need to sacrifice your mental health for the sake of good grades. Follow these tips and you can have it all.

May 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
With finals week here, download these seven apps to help you avoid the stress and anxiety that comes with final exams.

For many students, finals week can be tough to endure. Whether it’s cramming for exams, writing papers or working on a group project, the last week of the semester typically results in stress, anxiety and maybe even a few tears.

While this shouldn’t exactly be considered a substitute for studying, The NewsHouse has scoured the App Store and compiled a list of seven apps to help get you through finals week.

December 12, 2015 - 4:19pm
With finals approaching, professor says sleep should come before cramming.

A recent blog post by Stop Procrastinating lists numerous studying techniques that students said were effective in combating issues such as procrastination, distractions and cramming.

Stop Procrastinating, an internet service that blocks potential distractions, conducted a survey among 3000 students and compiled its results in an infographic. Syracuse University professors generally agreed with the studying tactics reported in the post.