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Guide to Stress Free Exams:

Journalism_Stress_picBy Hannah Mae Harding

As the school year comes to an end, students are forced to swim through a sea of exams, projects, final grades, and much more. With so much to think about, it can be very overwhelming and difficult for high school students to concentrate.

According to TheCollegePlanningGroup.com, high school students tend to be swamped with homework, sports, and much more. Students feel like there is such a lack of time with all they do, that everything else can be very stressful.

Freshman Aimee Riddlehoover says she worries most about maintaining her good grades throughout the school year and especially around exam time. Her advice to a stress free end of the school year is to, “Study more and pay attention.” Jenny Vanaselja, an 11th grade Viera student, says, “Study really hard for exams. The final grade is what counts.”

With all this studying, it is important to have some tips on how to de-stress yourself. According to Stress.About.com, power naps are the number one thing to get a quick break from constantly juggling school, sports, and much more. Exercise and music can also get your mind off of things for a while. Last, think positive!

The end of the school year can be a rollercoaster ride, but you have to learn how to manage its ups and downs. Balance your time, get organized, and prevent procrastination. With these tips, you’ll be sure to have a successful end to the school year!



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