May Oo Khine
Meals for the winterim? Snow Problem!Here are some tips on how you can take control of what and how you're eating during the winterim!
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1. Check our your local food suppliers!
Your closest option would be CVS Pharmacy, which is just about a two minute walk down the street from Collis Student Center. You can find a small but very convenient grocery corner here. However, for a better array of vegetables and fruits, Co-op Food Market is your best bet! It is about a 15 min walk from the Fayerweather Halls, a student dormitory, or you can also get there by bus (for free!)
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2. Feeling more adventurous? Go to West Lebanon!
In Hanover, public buses run from 6 am to about 5 pm on the weekdays. Definetely catch a bus to West Lebanon to get to more restaurants and bigger stores! Walmart, Walgreens, Applebees…
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3. Check out the pantry at Dick’s House!
Dick’s House, the on-campus health service center, offers a 24/7 food pantry for winterim students to get free food! This is really a gem! From spaghetti, pasta sauce, canned soups, cereal to ramen, microwave cakes, and Takis (my favorite Mexican chips), there are so many great and useful items. Do stock up for the winter term as well!
Tips on how I survived finals week!
Happy 1st of December, everyone!
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1. Know your finals schedule!
It's not like high school anymore where your teacher will give you a printed sheet of dates and review guides! You've got to make sure yourself by going online to the class portal or by checking in with your professor. This really helps when you want to start planning ahead and also to start making plans for the winter break (ex. buying plane tickets!)
- No. 2
2. Study with others!
Use your resources! Make study groups with the others in your class and go to office hours to talk to your professors! One tip I got from an upperclassman was to divide readings between you and a friend and then explain to each other. Talking it out really helps your understanding!
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3. Get your breakfast!
By the 4th week of the term, I developed a very bad habit of missing breakfast. I really don't recommend this! If you don't have time for a full meal, at least get some light snacks from The Hop or some fresh pastries from Novack or King Arthur Flour (KAF). A happy tummy will definitely sit well with you once you start your first class of the day. Especially when the workload piles up, breakfast can really give you much needed energy.