It's the end of the semester and everyone is stressing over finals. Trust me, I am currently in the same boat as I write this. But, they aren't so bad if you some ways to help you get through finals week. So to whoever is reading this, here are 11 tips to help you survive your finals during finals week.
1. Make Sure you make time to relax
2. Create a study schedule
Breaking up study time into chunks makes everything you have to do seem less overwhelming.
3. Attend review sessions
Even if they're optional, the professor may reveal things that will be on the exam and answer any questions you may have.
4. Don't cram, start studying early
As soon as you get your study guide or paper assigned, jump on it right away! You will feel much better starting early than cramming at the last minute.
5. Organize a study group
It's always a good idea to team up with classmates who are going to take the same final as you.
6. Make sure you are getting a good night's sleep
Getting a good night's sleep will help you feel more rested and prepared in the morning for your exams
7. Exercise to release stress
Feeling stressed? go for a run, go workout, go do some yoga.
8. Prioritize your study time
Focus on your harder finals first, or the finals that will have a bigger impact on your grade.
9. Create flashcards
Flashcards are a great way to help you memorize information better
10. Contact your professor/ask questions
Stop by your professor's office during office hours to talk to them about how to succeed on your final....or beg for them to raise your grade
11. Make studying fun
Quiz yourself, create acronyms, etc. Try to make studying fun if possible!
Finals is a very stressful time, but if you are feeling overwhelmed be sure to try these 11 tips because they really do work! Best of luck on finals to everyone out there!