As you take
on finals week, be optimistic. A recent studyfound
that your attitude towards learning may matter just as much as your IQ. A positive
attitude keeps your mind open and body relaxed, which in turn makes it easier for
you to concentrate and recall what you have learned.
Unpingco ’10is the UX lead for AR/VR Partnerships
at Google and explores new interaction patterns for both virtual and augmented reality
as a user experience designer. Prior to Google AR/VR, she designed interactive experiences
for various Google Ads & Commerce tools; led UX work for clients like Honda,
Acura, and Intuit at Rubin Postaer and Associates; and applied design thinking methodologies
to advance social good in startups, nonprofits and higher education. Read more
about Alesha and her advice for students and alumni in her Excellence in Action
Are you a life
or physical science major or pre-health student? This summer, the Department of
Chemistry and Biochemistry is piloting Summer Intensive Studies in Chemistry so
that you can finish your Chemistry 14, 30 or 153 series in 10 weeks. That’s a full
year of coursework for each sequence in the time-frame of a single academic
Get ahead this
summer and free up your time for next year. Learn more here.
Finals week can be one of the most stressful times of the quarter. Feeling overwhelmed
and sleep-deprived is normal, but there are steps you can take to get back on track.
Here are nine ways
to help get you through the week, courtesy of The Muse.