With final exam season upon us, it’s normal to experience feelings of anxiety—especially if these are your first university finals. While sometimes these feelings can help you feel motivated and focused, they can also interfere with your performance throughout the entire exam process. If you have severe anxiety, you likely have accommodations arranged for your exams through the Student Accessibility Centre. But if not, here’s some info to help you get through basic exam anxiety. [Read more…]
Take a look at the calendar. How many weeks left until classes end? A couple? Not even. Before you freak out, take a deep breath—there’s plenty of time to prepare for your exams and final papers, presentations, and projects. Here are 10 ways to actually get it done.
Exams are right around the corner and for many of us, that means there are some late nights of studying in our near future. But will cramming until the early hours of the morning actually help you do better on your exam? From a health perspective, the answer is no! [Read more…]
Exam season is officially here! Whether you like it or not, it’s time to get your books out and your brains in gear. While exams can be incredibly stressful, if you put your head down and prepare properly you’ll make it through. Here are 8 things you need to know to help you get through one of the most stressful times of the year (so you can enjoy some well-deserved time off). If it’s your first time writing exams at Dal, take note.
With exams and the end of the school year drawing closer and closer, our motivation to be functional humans drops every day. As students, we’re pros at doing things the easiest way possible. Why make it harder for ourselves with so much going on in our lives? With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of life hacks that will make your day (or week) a little bit easier. [Read more…]
Group projects…love ’em or hate ’em, you usually can’t avoid them. Believe me, I’ve tried. Although sometimes group project experiences are great, sometimes the personalities in the group can be a bit overwhelming. Here are 7 of the most common folks you’ll meet in your group, and tips on how to work with them. [Read more…]
Believe it or not, final exams are going to be here before you know it and now is the time to start preparing. You may not be able to control time, but there are some things you can do to control how you spend it.
It’s that time of year again. With classes coming to an end, finishing up final assignments, having in-class exams and finals, having a quiet and comfortable place to study is crucial. [Read more…]
One of the biggest stresses facing students at exam time is how to handle multiple choice exams. Your mark is dependent on picking the option that “best fits” the question you’re being asked. If your strategy is something along the lines of “when in doubt pick C” or “always go with your gut” or “there’s been a lot of D’s lately, I should go with A”, these helpful tips can make even the most daunting exam doable. [Read more…]
Knowing how to write different kinds of exams is an important skill to have. Whether you’ve never written a short/long answer exam before or you consider yourself a pro, we have some great tips from Dal’s Studying for Success program to help you tackle any exam questions you may face! [Read more…]