This is problematic because final exam dates and times along with paper turn-in deadlines are the most important facts to know going into your final exams.
Some Students May Actually Be Mistaken on When Their Exams Are.
This is a dangerous, but true fact. Some students are actually mistaken as to when an exam is coming up or when a paper is due. They may think they have more time to study then they actually do. What if you think your Contracts exam is in nine days, when in fact it is in two? Yikes! You need to throw your study schedule out the window and re-group right now!
Or what about paper turn-in deadlines. Some schools have very strict rules on the dates and times that papers can be turned in. What if you are mistaken about when to submit your paper? What if you lose points or (I hate to even say it) have your paper rejected because it wasn’t in on time? That would be terrible!
What Should You Do Right Now to Make Sure this Doesn’t Happen to You?
I hope you have some sort of final exam study schedule written down. If not, take a few minutes to pull out a sheet of paper (or do it on the computer, it doesn’t really matter) and make a calendar. The first things that should go on the calendar are all important due dates. This means any exam, paper due dates or other important milestones. You may also want to confirm the exact time of the exams and where they are located as well. Put this information on your study schedule so you cannot be unsure of when and where you need to show up for an exam. You might think we are crazy, but this stuff does actually happen!
It doesn’t matter how much you study, if you don’t show up at the right time for the test or you don’t turn in your paper on time, your grades will suffer. Don’t let this happen to you!
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