Final Exams Survival Guide: 10 Simple Tips

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BHC students Gabby Kerner and Cassie Wales study in the Black Hawk College library (QC Campus).

Finals week is closing in on us quickly. Needless to say, preparing for final exams can be stressful for college students. Luckily, there are some things you can do to make sure this semester’s exams are much less anxiety-provoking. Following one or all of these tips may just help you ace that challenging test.

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Surviving sans budget and the resulting trickle down effect

chump-moneyLearning to live on a budget is something that many college students need to adjust to sooner or later. For those who have mastered such a feat, Bravo! You are doing better than the State of Illinois.
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Pray for Mizzou

cq5dam.web.1280.1280A series of protests at the University of Missouri related to race, workplace benefits and leadership resulted in the resignation of the president of the University of Missouri System and the chancellor of the flagship Columbia campus. The moves came after a series of events which included a hunger strike by a student and a boycott by the football team.
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Location takes highest ranking

We are back to see how our school and teachers are doing on “Rate My Professor”, an online site on which students can go on to rate their college, and professors. Continue reading “Location takes highest ranking”

Students armed with self-defense knowledge

You are walking to your car at night after some long hours of studying. It’s dark and there is a long walk to your car in the back of the parking lot. Such situations are not ideal but sometimes they are unavoidable.

Unfortunately, statistics show that one in four girls have been assaulted in college and that there are over 1800 cases of rape, sexual assault, or sexual abuse a day said Kevin Anderson a MMA fighter and brown belt who taught the self-defense class set up by the Student Life Office on March 5th. Continue reading “Students armed with self-defense knowledge”