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Final Examinations

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1 Take care of yourself during finals week
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.01
12/8/2022 Emma Koehler points out on-campus resources as well as tips that can help students make it through finals week; photo.
2 Maximize your time over break
Bradford--Megan (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.03
12/5/2019 In the author's opinion, students should take advantage of the time away from school to truly take a break. Bradford discusses examples and ideas on how students can make the most of their time; photo.
3 Wellness Services: De-Stress Days at UNI
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.03
12/5/2019 Student Wellness Services gives tips on how to lessen stress and discusses the return of De-Stress Days in the lead-up to finals. Activities and events will include emotional support animals, coloring, crafts, puzzles, hot chocolate or tea, and much more in the Maucker Union Ballroom; photo.
4 Top 10 tips for successful midterms
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.03
10/17/2019 Midterms is almost upon UNI and Abigail Bennethum has 10 tips and tricks to help students not get overwhelmed. 1- Create a plan of study. 2- Scheduled set breaks. 3- Don't refuge, go to the library! 4- Get Plenty of sleep. 5- Eat healthy. 6- Utilize campus resources. 7- Track your progress. 8- Keep a positive outlook. 9- Keep your mental health a priority. 10- Treat yourself at the end of the week; photo.
5 Relax in the Union at "De-stress Days"
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 115:51, p.03
4/22/2019 Student Wellness Services (SWS) discusses tips for well-being and invites readers to De-Stress Days, hosted by SWS and the Student Health Advisory Committee April 29 - May 1; photo.
6 Rest if you must, but don't quit
Khan--Ashan (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:27, p.03
12/6/2018 In the author's opinion, fear of failure is an important issue for college students. Khan discusses the pressure of final examinations, stress, mental health, and reflecting on failure and success.
7 Students de-stress before finals week
Husmann--Peyton (Student--2018), Palensky--Hayley (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.05
12/6/2018 Student Wellness Services and the Student Health Advisory Board held "De-stress Days" Dec. 3-5 in the Maucker Ballroom. The activities includedd coloring, gratitude cards, a meditation labyrinth, companion puppies, hot drinks, and puzzles; photos.
8 UNI to hold De-Stress Days for "dead week"
Northern Iowan 115:26, p.03
12/3/2018 Student Wellness Services (SWS) provides tips on how to de-stress. SWS and the Student Health Advisory Committee will be hosting De-Stress days the week prior to finals week.
9 Finals week preparation: The do's and don't
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:26, p.04
12/4/2017 Students and Staff give their advice on how to best study for finals week; photo.
10 UNI offering de-stress opportunities for finals
Chaney--Beth (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:26, p.03
12/4/2017 Beth Chaney from the Student Wellness Center talks about some of the de-stress events being offered on campus for finals week.
11 SWS guest column: De-stress for finals
Crouse--Lanie (Student Wellness Services)
Northern Iowan 112:27, p.03
12/10/2015 As finals approach, guest columnist Lanie Crouse offers methods for de-stressing.
12 Students de-stress with pups
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.6
4/30/2015 De-stress days will be held during finals week; photo.
13 A brief letter in preparation for my week
Clark--Monica (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:53, p.4
4/27/2015 Monica Clark shares her dead week struggles; photo.
14 Every tip you will ever need
Boisen--Eric (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:27, p.4
12/11/2014 Student Eric Boisen offers up his ideas on how to be successful during finals week; photo.
15 Guest Column
Place--Heather (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:27, p.3
12/11/2014 Student Heather Place offers up some solutions for finals week stress, and some advice for long term stress management.
16 Finals are tips to get you through
Tucker--Taija Tanay (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:26, p.4
12/8/2014 Student Taija Tucker offers up some studying tips for those coping with the stress of final exams; photo.
17 Letter to the editor
Beckham--Alonzo Zeldene (Student 2014)
Northern Iowan 111:26, p.5
12/8/2014 Student Alonzo Beckham writes to the editor and urges students to cherish every moment, even those spent studying.
18 Affirmations to help get you through finals
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.5
4/28/2014 Author shares retrospective thoughts on the semester.
19 Adderall things considered
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.4
12/13/2013 The author thinks that the underlying problem to Adderall abuse is the intense pressure placed on students to succeed. Many students that are abusing Adderall are top students. Students need to realize that their health is more important than grades.
20 UNI voices: How can students most effectively prepare for finals?
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.6
12/13/2013 Students and faculty answer the question "How can students most effectively prepare for finals?".
21 UNI students would benefit from Dead Week
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:25, p.4
11/30/2012 Editorial expressing benefits of having a "Dead Week" at UNI. Includes discussion of changing semester schedules to include a week prior to finals without assignments or examinations in classes.
22 How to stay focused and relaxed during finals week
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.10
4/22/2011 Have fun, don't procrastinate, study somewhere that makes you comfortable, ask for help, and don't get too excited or disappointed when finals are over.
23 How are we preparing for finals?
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.10
4/15/2011 Tongue in cheek look at finals preparation. The categories include; figuring out where the library is, sleeping, not sleeping, and studying the material assigned by the professor (only 3 %).
24 Academic Learning Center offers tips for studying for finals
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.10
12/11/2009 Students urged not to put off studying for finals. Don't re-read everything, make a schedule, know the instructors, know the options, ask for help, and plan ahead for next semester; photo.
25 Summer bliss is weeks away
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:52, p.3
4/24/2009 Students reminded to get started in preparation for final exams. Working toward a goal with small steps is a start. Get help, do not skip classes, and avoid all night study sessions.
26 Friendly suggestions
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:49, p.7
4/14/2009 Some alternatives given for relieving the stresses of end of the semester decisions.
27 Tips 4 finals
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:27, p.10
12/12/2008 Offers tips for final examinations including finding a good study environment, preparing study guides limiting distractions, and staying healthy.
28 Dead sprint to the finish
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:26, p.5
12/9/2008 Thinks that the week long Thanksgiving vacation might not have been beneficial to preparing for the last several weeks of class and then final examinations.
29 Complain drain
Northern Iowan 105:25, p.5
12/5/2008 With the semester drawing to a close, the editorial staff urges students to complain all that they wish, but then get the work done and move on.
30 Campus communication
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:44, p.9
3/28/2008 Students reminded that college life has its advantages; warned to keep busy this summer to avoid boredom.
31 The planning season
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:30, p.5
1/29/2008 Winter allows time to planning for the upcoming school year, filling out applications, tax forms, and weddings.
32 Time to celebrate; finals are here
McAnally--Michael James (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:27, p.8
12/7/2007 Suggestions on how to approach final week exams.
33 Prep week resolution on hold
Bentley--Adam J. (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.4
9/14/2007 Faculty Senate places request for no work assignments prior to final week on hold. Applications are available for financial assistance for student organizations from NISG. Intercollegiate Academics Fund can help students in need; photo.
34 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/30/2007 Final examinations begin Monday, April 30.
35 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/23/2007 Final examinations begin Monday, April 30.
36 Leaving lazy alone
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:51, p.5
4/13/2007 Students urged not to put off working on projects. Procrastination will only lead to stress and less time to study for final exams.
37 Preparation can prevent stress
Carton--Rebecca R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:27, p.9
12/5/2006 Getting started on studying for final examinations ahead of time can reduce stress during finals week; photo.
38 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/4/2006 Final examinations begin Monday, December 11.
39 Tuesday, May 2- Wednesday, May 3
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/1/2006 De-stress Days information.
40 Studying for finals requires knowing one's limits
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:55, p.11
4/28/2006 Advice for preparing for final examinations is shared.
41 Preparation=cake
Northern Iowan 102:54, p.7
4/25/2006 Final week tips are shared. Students are challenged to examine their study habits and class participation throughout the semester.
42 Students not alone in finals stress
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:28, p.11
12/9/2005 Professors deal with stress too, having to plan examinations and prepare for the next semester; photo.
43 Finals schedule
Northern Iowan 102:27, p.3
12/6/2005 Schedule of class times and coordinating times for final exams.
44 Studying, stress, and senioritis; students cope with impending finals week
Meeker--Georgia Kaye (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:27, p.3
12/6/2005 Students prepare for finals as the semester comes to an end; photo.
45 Finals stress factor #1: waiting until the last minute
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:26, p.7
12/2/2005 Wonders why procrastination is so prevalent since it is known to induce more stress.
46 Relieve finals stress with massages, puppies
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:26, p.11
12/2/2005 Events around campus will help students cope with the stress that builds up around finals time; photo.
47 Passion in preparation
Northern Iowan 102:24, p.5
11/18/2005 Gives tips on preparing for finals and staying on top of the workload.
48 We urge you to live
Northern Iowan 102:22, p.5
11/11/2005 Hope students don't overload during the end of the semester.
49 Remedies for finals' day stress
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:28, p.7
12/10/2004 Offers suggestions for success during finals week.
50 Scholars to walk on water
Turnage--Mark A. (Class of 2008)
Northern Iowan 101:28, p.3
12/10/2004 The final exam for the freshman Presidential Honors seminar "Creative Problem Solving" is to find a way to walk across the WRC Leisure Pool.


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