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Study tips for the overworked, exhausted Pitt student

Study tips for the overworked, exhausted Pitt student

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor April 21, 2022
It seems that as soon as the academic year starts, we have to say goodbye to it, and these last few weeks of the spring semester are like pulling teeth. In the college world, we all have to figure out study methods that get us through the class material.
A student writes chemistry problems.

Students express mixed reactions to return of in-person finals

By Trevor Weinstock, For The Pitt News April 19, 2022
Finals season is no one’s favorite time of year, but the COVID-19 pandemic has allowed students to see other options for final exams. Many still have the option of in-person or online finals next week.
Campus Life | Finals Week

Campus Life | Finals Week

By Shriya Yadamreddi, Staff Writer April 10, 2022
This week on Campus Life, Shriya Yadamreddi talks about how finals week is approaching and some things to do to prepare.
Mosaic of Learning | How to handle finals week

Mosaic of Learning | How to handle finals week

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer December 9, 2021
In this week’s edition of Mosaic of Learning, staff writer Khushi Rai gives advice for getting through finals week.
Some professors are altering their expectations regarding finals.

Students, faculty adjust to online finals

By Elise Roessner, Staff Writer April 19, 2020
Pitt students may have to hold study groups over Zoom instead of in Hillman library this April, but finals will still be conducted as the semester draws to a close.
Phipps provides a warm greenhouse location to decompress after finals.

Where to go when you’re done with finals but can’t go home yet

By MJ LaRocque, Staff Writer December 9, 2019
The worst part of finals week is finishing everything and still having to stick around on campus and wait for a ride home. During the wait, there are plenty of free and inexpensive events around town to go to.
Students and faculty examine procrastination cures

Students and faculty examine procrastination cures

By Mario Cattabiani III, Staff Writer December 10, 2018
Cramming is a time-honored tradition at every college. But why do it, especially when many experts believe it is an ineffective way of studying?
Students recall strange Hillman sightings

Students recall strange Hillman sightings

By Julia Zenkevich, For The Pitt News December 9, 2018
Hillman Library is a hub for finals week mania, filled with the stress of looming deadlines and Red Bull-fueled all-nighters.
Matthew Darnell, director of the Wellness and Human Performance graduate program, believes that it is important to continue healthy habits throughout finals week. (Image via University of Pittsburgh)

Q&A: Expert gives tips to stay fit for finals

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer April 23, 2018

Students hardly have time to work out during the semester, but finding time for physical activity becomes even more of a hassle when finals roll around. Putting time in to study for finals may take precedent...

(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

So long to Saturday finals

By Ben Sheppard | Columnist December 11, 2017

Opening PeopleSoft and finding your final exam dates is like opening your presents on Christmas — sometimes you’re elated, other times you’re more than a little let down. Discovering all your...

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