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12/09/2019
Finals are a stressful time with students. If you want to survive through your finals and the year on a high note, read and follow the tips in this post that The Tutoring Center, Arlington TX has prepared for you. 

Tests are a stressful occurrence on their own, since they force you to review, understand, memorize, and learn a slew of academic material. Finals, however, take it to the next level. You have months-worth of material that you need to go over. Not only that, but a large percentage of your grade depends on it. And if that weren't enough, you also have to work on big projects and final presentations during finals week. With all of this in your head, you may be left wondering how you will survive finals. For a few tips on the matter, continue reading the post below.

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How to Prepare for Finals

Put Your Health First

As mentioned above, there are a lot of things to take care of during finals (studying, doing homework, answering tests, working on big projects, making presentations, and more). With the amount of things you have to look after, it can be easy for you to sacrifice your health in order to do it all. Still, this is the wrong approach, since being sleep deprived and malnourished can actually hurt your performance on said activities. To do well, to learn, and to survive finals, you need to be strong and healthy. To make that happen, you need to put your health first. This includes sleeping enough at night, eating balanced meals, and finding time to work out.

Manage Your Time Effectively

It all comes down to time management. If you want to stay on top of all of your academic responsibilities successfully, as well as make time to sleep, eat, and work out, you need to manage your time effectively. One way to do that is to create a schedule that you can follow. In it, you can list and prioritize all of the duties you have to fulfill on any given day, as well as set a time frame to work on each one of them. Once again, make sure to include enough time to take care of yourself. The secret here is to actually go through with your schedule, which is why you need to avoid procrastination at all costs, as it will only waste your time and energy.

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Have Positive Learning Experiences

You're in finals, so of course you need to study for your tests. However, you may want to take a look at the study methods you normally follow and ask yourself if they're helping you learn effectively. For example, if you're one of those students that crams the night before a test, you should reconsider. Memorizing information isn't ideal and pulling an all-nighter will only make you tired. Instead, you should have successful learning experiences. To that end, it's recommended that you study days in advanced, that you focus on truly understanding your school subjects, and that you adapt your study methods to your learning style. You can even enroll in tutoring classes to study effectively.

Try a Few Relaxation Techniques

Lastly, finals can take a toll on your mental health. Being under constant stress can elevate your anxiety levels. That's why, you should also learn ways to relax if you want to make it through the week. For instance, you need to let go of the idea of being perfect. You're learning and mistakes are allowed during that process. Moreover, you are capable of doing this, so don't entertain negative thoughts. To control your nerves, you can engage in a few physical activities, meditate, play with your pet, etc. This will help channel your energy into something more productive. As you study, be sure to also take 5 minute breaks every once in a while so you don't overwork your brain. Finally, if your nerves appear while you're taking your test, do breathing exercises to ease your nerves a bit.

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