How to overcome a mid-semester slump

Friday, March 5, 2021 How to overcome a mid-semester slump

Connect with campus resources like Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) to help you through the rough grind of the academic journey.

It’s important to recognize that academic pressures can lead to some struggles. Huskers have share they feel overwhelmed, anxious and sad during this time – commonly known as the mid-semester slump. Consequently, your schoolwork may suffer.

Here's some tips to help you through the rough grind many Huskers are feeling at this point in the semester:

  1. Reach out to your professor and let them know about the challenges you're experiencing and ask for tips for success in the class.
  2. Talk to your academic adviser, who can assist you to develop a plan to better manage your current concerns.
  3. Take advantage of the academic support systems on campus, like the Writing Center, Math Resource Center and other tutoring resources that can be incredibly helpful.
  4. And remember, more than anything, lean on and connect with your personal support networks - friends, parents, family, mentors - for love, understanding and support help you power through this time.

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is ready to provide emotional support and direction for your needs, too. Call 402-472-7450 to set up an appointment.

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