The Collegiette’s Ultimate Midterm Survival Guide

Published: October 20, 2011 | Last Updated: October 20, 2011 By | Reply Continue Reading

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

By Sarah Kahwash


Last spring we showed you the best way to rockk your finals.
Now that you’ve aced those and taken the summer to recover,
collegiettesTM, it’s time to strut your (academic) stuff all over again –
with midterms! Here are Her Campus’s tips on how to conquer your first exams of the semester and score straight A’s – all while getting enough sleep and keeping your sanity intact…


Social studying helps…

friends can be a distraction, they can also be a big help. If you think
it will help you, try studying with a partner or in a group. "Other
people can help motivate you, can come up with new ways for
understanding or studying a complex topic, and can make an arduous task
more fun,"
says Dr. Irene Levine, Professor of Psychiatry at NYU
School of Medicine
. But choose wisely – it is possible for group
studying to go awry: "Other people can be distracting, they may be competitive, they may over-rely on you for helping them," adds Dr. Levine. "Try to choose people you can rely upon." Basically, make sure you’re studying with Rory Gilmore and not Paris Hilton…


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