Top tips for staying fit and healthy during exam season

During that final stretch of the semester, we tend to put our lives on hold, and our bodies are usually the first to suffer. Aside from that “freshman 15,” you’re at risk of gaining another fifteen pounds during those long all-nighters accompanied with Red Bulls and Ben and Jerry’s. We tend to neglect all of our healthy habits and give in to weeks of the sedentary lifestyle with little or no self-care at all. Below are the top tips for how to stay fit and healthy during this year’s dreary season of exams. Move  This doesn’t mean getting up at…

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Tips Every Student Needs To Survive the Final Exams

Success in the final exams can be the difference between getting a cozy job in the tower blocks of Wall Street and spending the rest of your adult life flipping burgers in some fast food joint. However, having passed finals myself, I know that success does not come easy. You do not really have to follow the traditional wisdom, which says you must work hard because the days of hard work are long gone. These are the days of working smart. I have created this article to share some of my experiences and the tips that every student needs to…

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Revision Break Bliss: Olverum Bath Oils

There is no doubt about it, exam period is hard. It’s stressful, your sleeping pattern goes out of the window and, if you are anything like me you cling onto the few things that make you feel relaxed and somewhat human. Enter Olverum Bath Oil. Olverum is a uniquely blended bath oil containing Eucalyptus, Lavender, Juniper, Lavandin, Lemon peel, Siberian Fir Needle, Exotic Verbena, Lime, Geranium and Rosemary. Its zesty smell automatically puts you into a state of complete relaxation without being too overpowering. I conveniently received the package from Olverum the night before my first exam. Feeling extremely tense…

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Balancing Full-Time Study and a Part-Time Job

Many students will know the stress that comes with studying full-time and having to commit to a part-time job. The unavoidable costs of living at university mean many of us have to tolerate working long hours and endless late nights to get by. However, it’s not impossible to balance these two rivals. Here are 5 ways how balancing these two elements can make your life a little easier. Create a study timetable This can be a good strategy to balance your time. Planning which days you can study and giving yourself specific hours committed to uni work can minimize your stress levels when deadline days loom….

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How To Survive January Exams

Step 1. Prepare
The January exams are upcoming and nobody cares. Everybody is way too relaxed and ready for some well-deserved R&R aka the Christmas holidays. Unfortunately, preparation is essential. It is key to do it beforehand, read through your brief, make notes, find out how many questions and marks it is, get a feel for your exams so you are more comfortable when it’s time to study and take them.Step 2. Organise
Organise when your exams are, get those highlighters out, and set up a timetable for yourself. If its colour coded, even better! Now you’ll know exactly when your exams…

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