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…]
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 6 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.
Studying…it’s the worst. Are you finding your studying strategies just aren’t getting you the marks you would like? Or are you lost and not sure which strategies to use? We have found scientifically proven study techniques to help you ace that final! [Read more…]
Having the right study playlist can get you in the zone to prep for finals. Here are the Student Life Street Team’s top study tunes this year. [Read more…]
Finals are quickly approaching (gulp) and snacks are a great way to power through your study sessions! Your brain needs fuel to function, so it’s important you’re eating regularly. Here are some tasty and healthy snacks to help you get through to the end of exams.
After reading the syllabus for your class you have discovered two daunting words: GROUP PROJECT. No matter what program you’re taking, group work will likely be unavoidable. Some people love the idea; others are filled with fear and conflict. Regardless of what category you fall in, it’s important to know how to make the most out of the situation. Luckily, there are great workshops and resources on Dal’s campuses that help you get the most out of your group work experience. Here are some quick tips to help you survive!