Oh no, it’s finals. Run. Hide.
There is some truth to that widespread stereotype that portrays college students plunging into survival mode to pull over-caffeinated all-nighters and trudging bleary-eyed into that 8 a.m. final, or else taking a 24-hour break on Dead Day to binge on Netflix and avoid mounting obligations.
Sometimes those days are unavoidable. But maybe you’re looking for an alternative. Here are four specific tips from personal experience that are helping me not just survive but thrive during our favorite week of the year.
1. Eat healthy food
A generous helping of Bluebell may help you temporally deal with your sorrows after a bad test, but it’s probably not going to make you more motivated for the next one. I highly recommend eating vegetables (broccoli, spinach, carrots, for example) and fruits (blueberries, strawberries, apples, bananas), and grains like rice, and lean meats like chicken and fish. These will give you will give you more…
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