As Thanksgiving break approaches, the last thing on your mind is probably school. After all, having a few days off in the middle of a marathon semester is usually a good time to catch your breath and mentally recharge without thinking about your classes at all. BUT THIS IS A HUGE MISTAKE!
Yes, having a few days off dedicated to family time and ingesting mashed potatoes at an alarming rate is important, but it doesn’t have to mean you also completely ignore school. Think about preparing for finals like charging a battery. To fully charge your brain for finals, you need to commit a certain amount of hours to studying – let’s say that number is 10 hours. You can save those ten hours to spread out across two Redbull-laden nights a couple of days before your finals exam…or you can spread it out to 20 30-minute chunks, that can start during a time where you have less to do. A time like Thanksgiving break. Far enough away from finals to give yourself plenty of time to get in your requisite study hours, but not so close that you’re cramming.
Because you’re such a smart student and have decided to start studying for finals so early, your study sessions can be very short. So short in fact that they do not interrupt the extremely cherished family and black Friday shopping time you’ll want to pack Thanksgiving break with.
Your Thanksgiving Break Study Sessions Cheat Sheet…
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