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by JennyB1
Topic: Exam Stress
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So we’re heading into week 11 of college. At this stage last year, I’m pretty sure I wanted to drop everything and just quit. Assignment deadlines were approaching fast, not to mention those terrifying Christmas exams on the horizon. Not to scare anyone, but the 2014 Christmas exams start 3 weeks tomorrow. The full study week beforehand may seem like plenty of time to cram 12 weeks worth of notes into, but let me warn you it’s not. However, there's still time, so here are some quick and easy study tips to follow for the next 3 weeks that should help you out with the exams a bit:Study in burst of 45-50 minutes. It’s been shown we can’t concentrate fully on the same topic after 50 minutes, so be sure to take those 10 minute breaks. Just don’t forget to go back after 10 minutes!Drink plenty of water and eat healthily. While we’re studying, it’s easy to slip into the routine of coffee and chocolate, but by drinking water and eating well... read more