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Don't panic: guide to being a QMU student: Stress

The The Guide to Being a QMU Student by Ellie Pullar & Bianca Petrone

Tips on how to cope with stress

University is full of stressful moments especially around assessment time and you might a wall. It happens to everyone, but it can be all consuming if you let it get the better of you. Now, I’m not saying don’t get stressed as that’s impossible, but there are some ways to cope with the overwhelming stress. First, take a breather, your work won’t get done if you are stressing over it and you won’t provide your best work. Take a break, do something you like, go for a walk, eat something, don’t sit and stare at the screen as it won’t help. Second, try getting easier bit done first, it can also help to break it down and do it in small sections to get a better perspective. Lastly, just know it will be fine and you’ll get it done in the end.