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Into the Final Stretch: Navigating End-of-Semester Challenges

Anthony DeVenuta │Writer

As the semester hurdles toward its end, the pace quickens, assignments stack up, and a familiar pressure mounts. It's a collective experience—many of us, myself included, feel the weight of balancing work, life, and academics, which seems more like a juggling act gone wrong. This time of year, it's not uncommon to find students grappling with the surge in workload, each new day a test of strength.

However, amidst the whirlwind of deadlines and commitments, it's important to find moments to pause. When stress and burnout start building up simple acts like taking a deep breath, enjoying a quiet moment to yourself, or even stepping outside to touch some grass can renew your mind and body. It’s a reminder to ourselves that you are almost there.

This is more than just the home stretch; it’s a culmination of our journey at LCCC. Whether it's your first semester or your last, take a moment to reflect on the strides you've made. Think about the challenges you’ve overcome, the knowledge you’ve gained, and the projects you’ve brought to life. All these achievements felt impossible, but you completed them. 

With just a month and a half to go, we're in the final leg of the semester. If you find yourself teetering on the edge, remember your journey so far and the obstacles you've overcome. You’ve got this! We're in the final stretch together, poised to cross the finish line with a sense of accomplishment and growth.


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