Northern Illinois University Ombuds, April Morgan, offers the following timely tips for students (link):
- Simplify your life (adjust exam schedules if necessary, but don't skip classes and miss critical announcements late in the term);
- Utilize campus resources (consider a tutor)
- Consult your academic adviser;
- Chill and consider counseling to managing your stress;
- Evaluate instructors; and
- Save everything and secure it before you leave campus.