Winter is Here — How students can finish strong

We feel you, Baymax. We feel you…

Save your brain cells. Ask for help.

Sometimes, we don’t ask for help because we’re too proud or too afraid of wasting someone’s time. However, you have to be strong enough to admit when you’re overwhelmed and believe that your academic goals are important enough for someone to invest time in you. With project deadlines and finals approaching, there’s no time to waste. To alleviate the pressure from time constraints, I suggest visiting professors during their office hours or scheduling appointments, emailing them, seeking tutoring, or asking a friend who’s doing well in the course. If you have trouble speaking with professors here’s a template for asking questions.

This is your Calculus 1 final. It is real, and it is coming for you. #WinterIsHere

Get out. Audit your activities.

Remembering the three tests next week
  1. I realized choir was a means of appeasing those who pressured me, not something I innately enjoyed.
  2. I realized that the time I spent in practice was the time I could use to work on my goals or do something to relieve stress.
I hope your semester ends this well. 😊

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Darren Butler

Darren Butler

Technologist navigating a student life and a career in tech research and consulting. 👨🏾‍💻