What was once an avoidable situation has now become common for many college students stuck at home: you do your chores, eat some food and finally sit down to study for your final exam coming up, when all of a sudden you’re interrupted by a family member. Again.

Finals week is probably the most dreaded event in any college student’s life. The smell of coffee seems to be constantly in the air, the campus is filled with more books and screens than students, and everyone feels like they’ve got the jitters.

Last Sunday night, I had to do two assignments, both of which were due the next day. One was a rough draft and one was a speech, and I knew these two big assignments would either make or break my grade since it is the end of the semester. I stayed up until 5 a.m. that night so I could comple…

Sleep: essential for functioning, yet hard to come by, especially when it’s midnight and you have a final at 8 a.m. that you haven’t started studying for. Or maybe you have, but pre-finals nerves are keeping you from resting well. Whatever the barrier might be, many college students suffer f…