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Finding the perfect study spot can help students focus on finals

May 8, 2014

Finding the perfect study spot can make all the difference while preparing for finals. Fortunately for University students, there are many places to camp out for the last week of the semester.  With final exams set to begin Friday and end on May 16, students are starting to get on their study grind. But before re...

From Netflix to checklists: How to transition back to school after a long break

From Netflix to checklists: How to transition back to school after a long break

By Bridget Hynes

January 16, 2014

After having last semester’s final exams nicely buffered by the distraction of the holidays, I am now headed back to Champaign-Urbana refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to start anew. Well, sort of. Whether you spent winter break working at your old summer job, catching up with friends and family or w...