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Every Trick for Acing Your Exams

I want to do well on my exams this year, but I don’t know where to start! How do I manage? I think that you have nothing to worry about on your exams. If...

When in Doubt, Cry It Out

Q: How do I deal with stress? The weeks before the end of the quarter, Thanksgiving and holiday break are stressful. With tests and papers in every subject packed into the two weeks before...

PROCRASTINA- I Will Find a Title Later…

//PICTURED ABOVE: Those who procrastinate tend to use their phones, distracting themselves for the moment but hurting themselves in the long run. Procrastination. Procrastination is the action of delaying or postponing something; it is...

The Fourcast’s Guide to De-Stressing

As students scramble to finish assignments during the busy end-of-the-year schedule where things tend to get out of hand, stress levels are hard to keep down, not to mention the nerve-wracking JRP deadline and...

Self-love: Tips and Suggestions For Dealing With Stress

Bursting into tears during my B period Spycraft class, I rushed out of the classroom awkwardly, leaving my peers’ empathizing looks behind. A stream of tears dripped down my chin like a sad river,...

We “Paws-ed and Relaxed” and it was Amazing Fur Real

In the midst of all the upper school stress before exams, Hockaday welcomed six fluffy guests to its campus on Friday, March 2.  All six of the wagging visitors are registered therapy dogs from...

First Aid Pack for Hell Week: Tips for Keeping Your Life Straight

Hey there. I know you are pretty stressed out at this moment. Tomorrow’s math test is not going to let you pass easily, not to mention that the English paper still needs to be...

A Mindful Initiative

Study for Spanish test. Edit English essay. Finish math homework. Soccer practice. Sound familiar? For some students, the list of to-do’s can go on and on, leading to overwhelming amounts of stress. Countless studies...

When Senioritis Turns Out to be Mono

In the first semester of your senior year, you’re actually quite busy. Last-minute SAT and ACT testing, regular schoolwork, college apps and extracurricular activities leave no time to waste. In short, the first half...

Don’t Mind Me, I’m Just A Millennial: The Corruption of College Admissions

College. A word dreaded by some, applauded by others. College-bound seniors must suffer through the extensive college admissions process every fall. Hours upon hours of time (and obscene amounts of money) are exhaustively spent...