It is crunch time again for Vol State students. Final exams are coming up, and students shared tips on combating stress when gearing up for the end of the semester at the VISA Club’s final mixer.
“This was a mixer to let people talk about end of semester tips dealing with finals and stress,” said Karen Hutson, ESOL Advisor.
Dr. Oky Arguello, Hispanic Outreach Specialist was the guest speaker and gave tips to students.
She suggested getting enough sleep and keeping healthy.
Students broke off into small groups and discussed tips that they use to help get themselves ready for exams.
“Try to concentrate on what is important,” said student Heidi Moore.
Originally from Somalia, Jacob Abdul has been in the United States for six years. He said, “I take a cold shower to calm myself down, I wear light clothing, and I take a nap at least an hour before I study for finals.” Abdul said that Vol State is nice and he has met some interesting and good people.
“Condition your brain and get enough sleep. I can only study for two hours before I need a break,” said Lily King.
For more tips and strategies for studying for your final exams, the Eastern Illinois Website gives a few ideas as well.
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