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PREPARING FOR FINALS Self-Evaluation Directions: Answer each question as fully as possible. 1. When will you take your final exams? __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ 2. Where? __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ 3. Have any courses substituted projects, papers, presentations, or other activities for you final exams? Yes ______________ No ____________ 4. Do any other important activities, such as anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, occur when you will be taking your finals? Yes ______________ No ____________ 5. If so, which can you ignore? _______________________________________________ 6. How many days do you have until your first final? _____________________ How many hours? __________________ How many minutes? ________________ 7. Are you panicking yet? If so, take a deep breath. Take a deep breath regardless. 8. Do you belong to a study group? Yes ______________ No ____________ 9. Have you saved your previous exams so you can study from them? Yes ______________ No ____________ 10. When finished, look up at the instructor and tap your pen or pencil three times on your desk. Preparing for Finals – Group Discussion Questions Form small groups and discuss the following: Learning Lab – Master Student Workshop Page 1
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1. When will you begin to prepare for finals? 2. How will you organize your study time in preparation for finals? How will you prioritize? How do you plan to handle other responsibilities, such as work or family, as you prepare for finals? 3. How will you organize all of the materials you need to study for each exam? 4. How will you actually study for your exams? Give some specific examples for your particular courses (math, chemistry, history, etc.). 5. How will you handle stress during this time? 6. If you could only make one suggestion about how to prepare for finals, what would it be? 2
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The Late Paper PROFESSOR FREUD announced in her syllabus for Psychology 101 that final term papers had to be in her hands by 12:00 noon on December 18. No students, she emphasized, would pass the course without a completed term paper turned in on time. As the semester drew to a close, KIM had an “A” average in Professor Freud’s psychology class, and she began researching her term paper with excitement. ARNOLD, Kim’s boyfriend, felt threatened that he had only a high school diploma while his girlfriend, Kim, was getting closer and closer to having a college degree. Arnold worked in a bakery where his friend PHILIP began teasing that Kim would soon dump Arnold for a college guy. That’s when Arnold started accusing Kim of seeing other guys and demanded that she quit college. She told Arnold that he was being
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course LEARNING L 110 taught by Professor Afrancis during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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