December 17, 2008

Procrastination 101

From YouTube and Facebook to ping-pong, students in finals week carve out time from studying

By Alonso Nichols, Taylor McNeil and Peter Bendix

What do students do when they should be studying for finals? This being Tufts, they’re mostly studying, of course. But not everyone has willpower all the time.

Click on the play button to learn how Tufts students cope with finals.

Around campus, from the Hotung Café and the Rez at the Campus Center to the Tower Café and the Brown & Brew, we found students who admitted they took something more than just a break—now and again. And more than a few had some strong beverages on hand. After all, something’s got to fuel those all-night study sessions.

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