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Final Exams

How To Score Well On An Exam

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.03.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

To score well on an exam you need to prepare for the exam, manage your time and make a schedule for yourself. Preparation To prepare for the exam yo...

Not Just Memorizing Memorizing: There is A Science Behind Effective Studying

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.29.2016 | College
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Studying can be a huge part of most anyone's life. Whether you are a student, new employee, or taking a class for training, you know that studying is important. Don't waste your time by cramming it all in during one all-nighter, because you will only hurt yourself in the long run.

What Successful Students Do Differently

Jessica Payette | Posted 01.23.2017 | Teen
Jessica Payette

My school introduced a new schedule this year. Which hasn't been a problem for me, but for many its effects have been detrimental. The-effects-of-Al...

Top 3 Ways to Procrastinate, Productively!

Matthew Indimine | Posted 12.14.2016 | College
Matthew Indimine

While the calendar approaches the end of 2015, many of us are approaching final exams, reports, and review deadlines. This means two things: stress and procrastination.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Jonah C. Steinberg | Posted 12.04.2016 | Religion
Jonah C. Steinberg

Undergraduates, you may at first think I am out of my mind with the title of this blog post, or blissfully oblivious of your end-of-term travails. Re...

5 Study Tips for Final Exams

Chuck Cohn | Posted 05.21.2016 | College
Chuck Cohn

The final exam. This end-of-semester staple is one of the most challenging and stressful tests that you'll likely face in your academic career. Depending on your school's academic calendar, you may be tested on 8-16 weeks of material in four or more subjects -- all in the same week.

We Need to Teach our Children That They Can Change the World

Kiran Bir Sethi | Posted 05.23.2015 | Education
Kiran Bir Sethi

To turn this story around, Design for Change was born out of the conviction that children are not helpless. The natural youthful optimism they feel; that change is possible and the belief that they can drive it, should be cultivated rather than discouraged.

The Traditions That Got College Students Through Finals This Semester

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 12.18.2014 | College

Finals bring out the frenzied college student in everyone, but luckily many schools have stress-busting traditions to help get students through. This ...

On Finals Week (Why Everyone Should at One Point Streak Through the Library)

Connor Belson | Posted 02.17.2015 | College
Connor Belson

Here's to the time we dropped everything--inhibitions, worries, rationales, and our clothing --and took part in the campus tradition of streaking through the undergraduate libraries.

This Is How Students Are Getting Through Finals Week

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal, Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.14.2014 | College

If we had to sum up finals week in one word, it might be "coffee." Or maybe just "caffeine," considering how many Red Bulls and bottles of Mountain De...

The Most WTF Photos From College Textbooks

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.08.2014 | College

Some photos in textbooks make no sense at all. As college students around the country study for exams procrastinate, some turned to a Reddit threa...

8 Tips For Surviving Finals Season

Katerina Rosen | Posted 06.21.2014 | College
Katerina Rosen

Think finals week has to be a nightmare? Well, think again. Here are eight, great tips for making finals better than bearable.

Navigating Winter Break With Your College Freshman

Beverly Low | Posted 02.17.2014 | College
Beverly Low

Over the winter break, your student may accidentally refer to their college or university as "home." If this causes dizziness and a pit in your stomach, you're not alone.

These Signs Show Why You're Not Sure If You'll Survive Final Exams

Posted 12.09.2013 | College

Final exams are upon us, bringing with it a flood of emotions and doubt about whether or not we'll make it through to winter break. Here are a few...

It's the Final Countdown -- College Students Give Tips on How to Manage Stress During Finals

Kayla Hedman | Posted 02.05.2014 | College
Kayla Hedman

External stress emerges because studying should be one's top priority, and unfortunately, no young adult likes to admit that his or her social life has to be set aside for a bit.

Mrs. Jones, Coaches, and Grandma

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 09.25.2013 | Books
William B. Bradshaw

Competent professors and teachers can make such a difference in the lives of their students.

20 GIFs That Perfectly Describe When You Cheated On Your Final

Elite Daily | Posted 07.07.2013 | College
Elite Daily

This article is syndicated with permission from partners at Follow them on Twitter! 20. The first day you get your study pack, and ...

Senioritis: It's Not Just For High School Seniors

Dan Johnston | Posted 05.14.2013 | College
Dan Johnston

It's important to keep your grades up throughout the end of your senior year of college. If you're suffering through senioritis the second time around, here are five ways you can try to beat back the fatigue, maintain your GPA, and still have fun.

Finding a Favorite Subject at School

Zach Veach | Posted 02.16.2013 | Teen
Zach Veach

About a year ago, I had the opportunity to write a book, "99 Things Teens Wish The Knew Before Turning 16," and my publisher has allowed me to pull a few tips to share with you on study habits.

Be Kind to Yourself

Sofiya Ballin | Posted 02.13.2013 | College
Sofiya Ballin

As I stare at the kid across from me drooling on his MacBook, I'm beginning to realize that we're crossing over. I know for me, finals have gotten me so wired and uptight that I don't know if I'll ever unwind again. I've become what I thought I wouldn't.

How to Cram for Finals Without Losing Your Mind

Dan Johnston | Posted 02.13.2013 | College
Dan Johnston

The good news is, anyone can rock -- or at least pass -- a final exam without going crazy. All it just takes a little organization, some preparation, and a solid night of sleep.

A Call To Arms For The Sweatpants-Lovers

NYU Local | Posted 12.13.2012 | College

“Depressed, stressed, but well-dressed.” Often used to describe NYU students, this phrase is never more relevant than during finals week. The N...

Embracing Final Exam Week

Beverly Low | Posted 02.11.2013 | College
Beverly Low

Few events influence the atmosphere on a college campus more dramatically than a week of final exams. It's stressful. You can feel it.

The Importance of Pausing

Bijan A. Stephen | Posted 12.12.2012 | College
Bijan A. Stephen

This year, I've resolved to conscientiously object: I will make time to pause and sniff at those metaphorical roses, even if it means seeing the sun rise. So far, it's worked.

How You REALLY Study For Finals

Posted 02.04.2013 | Comedy

It's almost the holidays, which means it's exam time for lots of students out there. So as you're all sitting at a cube in the library cramming you...