It’s that time of year again – finals. To make the looming week a little more manageable, we came up with five tips to help Longhorns survive their exams.
It may be tempting to study in your dorm, but it’s way too easy to get distracted there. Besides, the Forty Acres has plenty of unique spaces for students to hit the books during finals. We know finding the perfect nook can be challenging, especially for students new to campus. That’s why New Student Services (NSS) created an interactive map to help students find a study area that fits their needs.
Finals week can be tough, so take frequent breaks. Not sure what to do during these breaks. Check out Finals Fest in the Texas Union. All this week University Unions is hosting events ranging from Taco Thursday to school supply giveaways.
In the midst of juggling papers, tests and projects, it’s easy to forget to take care of ourselves. Thrive at UT is a free iPhone app that can help you refocus on what really matters – you. There’s also the MindBody Lab, a self-paced environment designed to help UT students explore resources for improving emotional health. Check out more stress managing strategies from UT Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC).
The Undergraduate Studies Council teamed up to share their favorite tips on how to keep your eyes on the prize – winter break. From how to start your day to how to block distractions, here are some great tips for staying motivated during finals.
5. And finally…
Well technically, it’s a white squirrel, but nonetheless, legend has it, if you spot the “albino” squirrel on the way to an exam, you’re guaranteed an A. Don’t believe us? Here’s what these Longhorns had to say: