Published on October 1st, 2013 | by The Fake Lantern0
Advice: How To Combat Midterm Stress
Midterm season is in full bloom, and there are hundreds of resources and methods that can help to deal with the stress that comes with it. Here are your best bets for beating the anxiety, all in one place.
You are what you eat, so be sure to eat people who have previously done well in the course.
Rub the statue’s head in Thompson Library if you think that will help, pagan.
Take several six-hour study breaks.
Yell aloud “I SHALL PASS” repeatedly until your imminent insanity frees you from all concern.
To maintain focus, drink Starbucks © AND Coca-Cola ©.
How about just being smarter? Like wow! Be smarter.
Online resources can be a useful supplement while studying. Try internet databases such as Buzzfeed, Reddit, and Pinterest for the best results.
Convince yourself that you are “a good test taker” and that that’s a real thing that is different from “being intelligent.”
Find religion solely to ask the creator of the universe to help bring your C+ up to a B.
Take a serene walk through the still-fenced-in South Oval. You’re in a cage. The walls surround you.
No more late-night skunk bow-hunting should not only improve your test performances, but also make you a reasonable human who no longer needs to keep seeing that psychologist.
Be sure to acquire a proper writing utensil before the exam so you don’t have to keep using that fork.
The more tabs you have open on your laptop while you study, the more questions you’ll get right on the test.
Review and practice the material that will be on the midterm until it is comfortably within your current set of knowledge.
Think of it as more of a 3/7 term.
Try not caring so much, nerd.
Eating dinner as a family has been shown to improve children’s test scores.
Sleep with the professor.
Learning a second language can be very helpful for most foreign language midterms.
Avoid spending too much time reading stupid lists that you got to from an even stupider twitter account.