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Study outside for better focus this exam season

By Christie Melhorn, April 6 2017 — Spring hasn’t quite sprung — it’s not that time of year where students plant themselves on the grass by campus’ main paths yet. However, it’s definitely warm enough to spend at least half an hour outdoors cracking open your books or taking a quality study break. As we…

D2L dot gives student actual heart attack

By Jill Girgulis, May 10 2016 — Exams wrapped up a few weeks ago, but that didn’t stop one student from feeling the effects of the notorious red dot. Third-year health sciences major Tina Lang experienced minor cardiac arrest on Monday evening after logging on to her Desire2Learn account for the 47th time to see…

You’re studying wrong

By Sean Willett, April 6, 2016 — Final exams are quickly approaching, and most students will be marking the occasion by studying as much as possible, for as long as possible. But I have bad news — chances are, you’re studying wrong. Scientific research has shown that many common studying techniques don’t actually help you remember…

Five essential items to bring to your exams

By Melanie Woods, December 1 2015 — The end of the semester means the end of classes, but it also means the start of finals. To help you succeed, we compiled a list of five essential items to bring into every final exam. Water: Staying hydrated during periods of high stress is incredibly important, so…

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