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5. The official freshman guide to finals: By peers; for peers

Some students utilize the library as a place to organize their study materials. The library is open to all students and offers computers, textbooks, whiteboards and a place to sit.

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

On these final days leading up to finals (pun intended), study habits spring into full force. This is the time where students buckle down, lock themselves inside their room with Cheez-its and a textbook and start hitting the books. While Quizlet and notecards are great study tactics, they can often b...

Senior tips for finals studying

Working on a math problem during study hall, senior April Pak prepares for the AP Calculus Exam. AP exams take place from May 7 through May 18, while finals go from May 22 to May 25. “I study a little bit everyday leading up to the finals or the AP exam,” Pak said. “A good [way to study] is to buy an AP review book and maybe go through a set number of pages or a chapter every night. It’s really helpful.”

B Antonenko, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

As finals approach and students and teachers prepare for the worst, the Pathfinder has got you covered on how to properly prepare for finals with tips and tricks from experienced seniors. Taking advantage of public libraries and the Maryville University Library for study time, senior Cheryl Ma begi...

Eight apps save students’ grades

An iPhone home screen shows apps handy during finals.

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

With finals week approaching, students begin the search for the most efficient ways of studying. Listed below are eight apps that can help you based on your preference of studying.   Quizlet Based on your method of studying, Quizlet offers different strategies of studying from matching to writi...

Over-studying never equals success

Reviewing her history notes in study hall, freshman Charlotte Zera prepares for study hall.

Maddie Hoffmann, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

One word can incite instant panic for high school student: finals. The realization that they need a 400 percent on that Chemistry final is game-changing. This extreme anxiety is often the only source of motivation for a burnt-out student, resulting in intense study sessions weeks in advance. But t...

The final countdown

Using his Physics review guide, senior Brandon Eckhoff solves force problems.

Sarah Lashly, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

The school year is coming to a close, summer is 10 days away, and on top of all of that, finals for underclassmen are right around the corner. According to a Pathfinder survey, two thirds of students are stressed out about finals. For those who are panicking about finals, here are some tips from some...

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