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Finals Advice

Brooke Lee, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

As finals approach, many are feeling the stress and chaos that comes with them. Teachers give out recommended preparation for these tests and many acknowledging that it would be beneficial to start studying; however, nobody wants to. Although studying can be quite unbearable for most, there are some strate...

Students Stress Importance of Studying Early, Getting Rest In Preparation For Finals

A common scene for students during finals weeks. However, organization can lead to success.

Jack Prince, Sci-Tech Editor

December 12, 2018

Finals is the time of year that everyone dreads. However, if students take the necessary steps to prepare, they are more likely to get a better score on the test. Furthermore, students who prepare well also will feel more relaxed before and after their test. The most common mistake made by students prepar...

Teachers approach finals differently

Erin Wordelman, Staff writer

April 28, 2016

You wake up and realize that you have a week full of exams ahead of you, and the stress starts to kick in. All of your study guides are 10 pages long; the thought of mastering that material is daunting. Each teacher and course has the opportunity to offer a final exam of their choosing, with most op...

To sleep or to study?

Students studying into the early morning hours often fail to recognize the threat sleeplessness poses to their scores

Michael Feldkamp, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

In the midst of finals week, many of us have started looking back at our old textbooks and notes from earlier in the year. It’s almost impossible to study enough for every subject you have, no matter what kind of person you are, if you only study during the daylight hours. So you have a choice. Eit...

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