Are you living RRR Week to the fullest?

RRR Week itself is a strange concept for the college student to understand. It’s odd to not have to wake up for classes every day, and we’re not quite sure if we should be studying or not. The free time is almost too much for us. At some point, you
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Take a study break with these dead week events

UC Berkeley students tend to shut down during dead week. They retreat to the library, where the blinding fluorescent lights replace natural sunlight and the only distraction from their studies is to refill their reusable water bottles and use the restrooms. Consumed by stress, students forget that a plethora of
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How screwed are you for finals?

We’re all well-acquainted with the feeling of stomach-dropping panic that comes along with every big exam. The mantra “I’m screwed for this test” has been echoed in every study session, floor lounge and reserved room in Main Stacks, if not since the beginning of time itself, then at least since
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40 thoughts we have while studying in groups

When you understand the material “Do they understand what I’m saying or are they just nodding?” “I feel like I’m teaching everything.” “Psychology claims that teaching the material will help me understand it better too.” “I’m not sure if I believe that.” “Have I ever seen these people at lecture before?” “She doesn’t even
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Why you’re currently sleep deprived but shouldn’t be

It’s now the middle of the semester. Classes and activities are in full swing, and your obligations are beginning to take precedence over your mental and physical health. On any given night, you might be studying for a midterm, preparing for a club meeting, finishing a lab report, baking a
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If you were in a relationship with your midterm

Oh, midterms. Whether you’re currently studying for a midterm or just survived one, a test is ruling your life right now. Like getting flyered on Sproul or making awkward eye contact with the person you’ve been trying to secretly stare at, you just can’t avoid it. As a way to procrastinate, we
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5 tips to help you get through finals week

For those of us who chose to take summer classes, it’s finals week (or at least for some of us). This is a stressful time for students, and it is important to remember that grades do not define you. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you study and
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