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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.

Tufts Bomb Scare Threatens Campus, Finals (part 1)

Daniel Nelson | Posted 05.13.2016 | College
Daniel Nelson

An unidentified individual had torched a car parked next the campus Health Services building. Authorities responded to the blaze and quickly put out the wreck. Then, they found a note taped to a nearby door. It was a bomb threat. This was going to be no ordinary Monday.

Rooted in Transition

Rev. Rachel Christine Hébert | Posted 04.28.2016 | Religion
Rev. Rachel Christine Hébert

It's that time of year again. The time when questions about the future start. When black, silver, and gold decorations fill the endcaps in Target. When the dreaded F word starts to circulate. You know what it is: Finals.

Actually, Some People Do Wish They Slept More In College

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 12.17.2015 | College

With final exams in full swing, it's not an uncommon sight to see college students sprawled on library sofas and burning the midnight (and 3 a.m., and...

There's No Right Way To Pull An All-Nighter

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.14.2015 | College

Finals season is upon us, which means college students are likely putting sleep on the back-burner to load up on caffeine and head to the library. But...

Streaking (at Home) for the Stanley Cup

Kevin Kniffin | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
Kevin Kniffin

Who's going to be hotter -- the Tampa Bay Lightning or the Chicago Blackhawks? Streakiness is one of the concepts -- like clutchness, choking, and luck -- that we often use to make sense of a multi-game series like the Stanley Cup Finals.

Young and Entrepreneurial: EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Finals - 'Entrepreneurship is an Adventure'

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Young and Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world, whether it's through entrepreneurship, research, non-profit work, intrapreneurship or singing, dancing, writing or by just doing something innovative that impacts the lives of many people.

10 Things I Learned In My First Year of College I Hope to Carry with Me for the Rest of My Life

Alaina Baker | Posted 02.07.2015 | College
Alaina Baker

No one is responsible for you except you. You are your own happiness. You are the way you perform and the way you make others feel. You are the one who decides what happens next. You hold the power to change whatever you believe needs changing.

It's Finals: Take Care of Yourself

Kyle Kaplan | Posted 01.19.2015 | College
Kyle Kaplan

I can use every semester to figure out how to do what those in a position of authority, who I look up to and I aspire to be like in my own intended profession, ask of me, even with a disability. I can prepare to become a person I am proud of.

Winter Is Coming -- With Its Pressures, Joys

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

For students, I like to refer to this period as the calm before the storm. As much as I love to daydream about roasted turkey, I have to be realistic. Like all semesters, this one has been long and hard, but before we can celebrate our accomplishments, we must conquer one final hurdle.

20 Tips to Help You Ace Your Exams

Matthew Ogbeifun | Posted 12.20.2014 | College
Matthew Ogbeifun

We all dislike exams, and often times studying for them can be dreadful. But fear not, here are some effective study tips to help you ace your next exam!

7 Brain Foods to Help You Power Through Finals

Spoon University | Posted 07.22.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

Let's make the best of the situation by focusing on brain food. Follow the guide below to amp up your energy and focus so your time in the stacks is well spent. Then hit the beach.

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.

Why Grades Are Causing a Culture of Unhappiness Among College Students

Stephanie Yang | Posted 05.23.2014 | College
Stephanie Yang

While I am by no means advocating for looser academic standards or less learning, I don't think stricter grading scales necessarily enforce a higher level of learning.

The Seven Stages Of Post-Finals Grief

Lana Gorlinski | Posted 04.04.2014 | Teen
Lana Gorlinski

For one week, school halls fill to the brim with bleary-eyed, sweat pants-clad students aimlessly wandering around like zombies, nose buried in a study guide or textbook. That's right. It's finals week.

Repeat After Me: 'I Am More Than My GPA'

Katie Atkinson | Posted 03.22.2014 | Teen
Katie Atkinson

If you are in high school, there is a good chance that you have felt defined by your GPA, ACT scores, numerical averages, test grades, or the number of AP courses you take. You may have felt inferior to a peer whose class rank is above yours.

An Ode To First Semester Finals

Isabel Song | Posted 02.13.2014 | Teen
Isabel Song

Ah, finals. The bane of everyone's existence. On one hand, first semester finals scare us to death because it means that the school year is already half-way over. On the other hand, they also scare us because they're finals.

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...

LeBron James Leads Heat To NBA Finals Title With Legendary Performance

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Game 6 of the NBA Finals was such a seesaw battle of emotions and just sheer basketball that nobody, perhaps not even the San Antonio or Miami players, knew what Game 7 would bring us. And, after a two-point Heat lead at halftime where a series of jabs and hooks were thrown, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade offered a solution: Play like the superstars they are.

Heat Win Game 6, But Dwyane Wade's Struggles Continue To Mount

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.19.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Heading into Game 7, we are faced with a litany of questions -- namely centered around why Popovich subbed out Tim Duncan and Tony Parker late in Game 6; how in the world the league's most consistent team and well-run organization choked away a surefire win; and whether or not either one of these teams has anything left in the tank. Maybe, though, the question we should be asking is what will Dwyane Wade provide for the Heat, because lightning won't strike the same place twice.

Why Do We Need Finals, Anyway?

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 08.18.2013 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

Yes, it is that time of the year again. The end of the year when high-schoolers (except seniors) everywhere rejoice at the single word echoing around the halls of their schools. Finals. This was all sarcastic, of course.

What LeBron, Duncan, Wade and Tony P. Love to Eat on Game Day

Brandon Kleinman | Posted 08.14.2013 | Sports
Brandon Kleinman

Lebron, shining star of the playoffs, lover of Morton's Steakhouse on Brickell, is hustling to earn his second consecutive championship ring. As inspiration, he can be found downing a whole order of rings, of the onion variety.

LOOK: Final Exam 'Error' Could Have Been Mortifying

Posted 05.16.2013 | College

From a World Wide Web of embarrassing possibilities, this student may have made out just peachy after what one can only hope was an accidental copy-an...

Top Five Recipes for Finals Week

Justine Kay | Posted 07.15.2013 | College
Justine Kay

My top tip for cooking during finals: plan ahead. Get some small quantities of basic, fresh ingredients (you're moving out soon anyways!) and get to cooking the Sunday beforehand.

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 EliteDaily.com. Follow them on Twitter! 20. The first day you get your study pack, and ...