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4 keys to studying for finals

Rate this article and enter to winMost students agree that the end of the semester can be a stressful time of year. In addition to dealing with final exams, students find themselves working on...
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Ask the professor: “How do you motivate yourself this late in the year?”

—Jellina, British Columbia, CanadaIf I had a magic wand, I'd brandish it near the end of each year and wish all students a sprinkle of inspiration to get them through finals without giving up....

Capture your calm: 8 small steps to stress less

Rate this article and enter to winThe school year is coming to an end, and that usually means exams, projects, and papers. Feeling under pressure? For most of us, running away screaming from our...
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Retrain your brain: How to do what you think you can’t

Rate this article and enter to winDid you know that you can train your brain to improve at certain tasks? You’ve probably seen ads for brain-training computer games and apps that use your brain’s...
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Stress & the student body

Rate this article and enter to winIf exam week is approaching, your class notes may be piling up and your calendar becoming crammed with study sessions. Pressure? Ever feel like giving up? “We do...
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Get your academic act together: Mind tricks for meeting your deadlines

Rate this article and enter to winAre unfinished assignments threatening to blow up your social life and mangle your peace of mind? Wondering what happened to your deadline discipline?Staying on top of our workload...
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Finish strong: Get a handle on end-of-year burnout

Rate this article and enter to win#Thestruggleisreal. And by struggle, I mean end-of-year burnout, also known as senioritis for you seniors. After months of doing the school-homework-sleep thing on repeat, you’re exhausted. Many students...
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Beat the stress before your test

Rate this article and enter to winSummer is almost here (yay!), which means that test season is fast approaching (ugh). Looming tests and assignments can cause major anxiety, but there are easy ways to...

How to prevent end-of-year burnout

Spring is here, which means summer is right around the corner. Are fantasies of summer vacation and homework-free days having a negative effect on your motivation to do schoolwork? Here are some ways to...
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3 steps to bounce back from an academic setback

Rate this article and enter to winSometimes grades don’t come out as planned. What can you do if you receive a less-than-ideal grade? The first step is to recognize that it’s okay.Acknowledge the situationReceiving...