Studying hard or hardly studying? Tips for an efficient finals week

Illustration of a student studying with a laptop and notebook
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It’s dead week, and you have several exams waiting for you right around the corner. Considering how much of a struggle studying has been for many students this semester, you’re feeling pretty overwhelmed. There are dozens of pages of biology notes to go through, countless math problems to do and 10 too many lectures to catch up on. Don’t worry, you’re not alone; we at the Clog are here to help. Here are some nifty study hacks to help you minimize distractions and maximize studying efficiency. 
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How to be body positive this summer after living through quarantine

Group of people celebrating body positivity during the summer,
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With summer around the corner, talks of a “summer body” are starting up again. The summer body ideal usually means being super fit, tan and virtually blemishless, but the reality is that we don’t always look or feel that way, come summer. While summer can provide a great incentive to get outside and become healthier, it also idealizes a really specific body type. As everyone’s lifestyle and routines have changed due to the pandemic, it’s time to move on from the summer body ideal and instead start accepting the realistic shapes and textures of our “quarantine body.”
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