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8 Strategies to Help Students Relax During Midterms

Posted on: March 11, 2020

You have heard it all before: Rest! Eat! Sleep!

College will be fun, they said. You will learn so much, they said.

What they forgot to mention was about halfway through the semester the number of assignments, readings, projects and cups of coffee increases while the sparkly, magical feeling from the first week of school decreases. Your pens, your planner, and your brain are tired. It’s time to take a break.

No matter what else you have going on, you need to rest. And no, putting on The Office and staring at your phone for hours won’t give you the fuel you need to get back to studying. Trust us.

What does it even mean to “take a break” as a college student in 2019? We asked ourselves this very question and wanted to offer some practical advice. Discover some of our strategies below.

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