Friday, March 5, 2021 How to overcome a mid-semester slump
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:
- Reach out to your professor and let them know about the challenges you're experiencing and ask for tips for success in the class.
- Talk to your academic adviser, who can assist you to develop a plan to better manage your current concerns.
- 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.
- 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.