5 Tips to Master Finals Week
Congratulations, you’ve almost made it through the fall semester! Now, there’s one more week to complete: finals week. Although many people see this time as strenuous and impossible to manage, finals week can be mastered by following these tips:
Experiences that Prepare You for the Future
Here at Illinois, our professors and other faculty do an excellent job at giving us the skills we need for our future professions. However, sometimes just taking notes from a textbook or studying flashcards isn’t enough. If you want to be prepared for your future, you need to go out and get experience in the field.
In the Spirit of Thanksgiving…
It has definitely reached that time in the semester: burnout. After studying for countless midterms and braving the cold weather, we all couldn’t be happier that it’s Thanksgiving break!
It’s finally that time of year again for Illini basketball! Illinois has recruited some new players for this season such as Ahmad Starks, Aaron Cosby, and Leron Black. The team looks promising this year and is off to a great start.
The Diversity of LAS
One of the things I, and many other students, love most about the University of Illinois is the diversity. There are people from all over the world that attend the U of I, which creates an open and engaging environment.
The Importance of Speaking Up
I spend time almost every day reflecting on my experiences at Illinois. As I'm walking back to my apartment, or after giving a tour to prospective freshmen, I remember what it was like on my first day on campus. I was so timid, as most freshmen are, and it's hard to believe how far I’ve come.
Halloween Resources at Illinois
Halloween celebrations may seem like a distant childhood memory to many, but for fellow Illini, it’s often the best time of the year. You might feel like nothing could shake the mental exhaustion from midterms, but late October definitely has fun things in store. In addition, Halloween costumes are encouraged, enthused about, and definitely affordable. But first, a note about one event that can get you into the Halloween spirit:
October at Illinois
As the leaves change color here at Illinois, so do our schedules. October brings with it new activities, new challenges, and new reasons to love this school. Here are some of October’s defining moments at Illinois:
Studying Abroad: Let it Shatter Your World
I absolutely love traveling; I used to live abroad, and I have studied abroad twice, so I’m not passing up the opportunity to discuss traveling abroad.
Part of a Legacy
Deciding where to go to college is usually a difficult decision. Yes, on the surface, you’re just trying to figure out where to continue the next four years of your education, but it’s actually much more than that.