10 reasons finals week is actually the most wonderful time of the year

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The calendar is reading December, which can only mean one thing. FINALS ARE COMING. But have no fear! The IMU's got you covered. We've come up with all the best activities necessary to take you from this... 

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To THIS. 

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 Here's what you can expect from the #finalsatIMU 2016 season:

 

1. FLIPPIN' INTO FINALS PANCAKE BREAKFAST

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Monday 12/12, 6:30-10:30AM (IMU Main Lounge)

Who doesn't love pancakes?! They're ridiculously delicious and fluffy and best of all, they're FREE! There may even be sausage, orange juice, and coffee included as well...

 

2. SNACKS ON SNACKS ON SNACKS 

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Fruit & Granola Bars: Saturday 12/10-Wednesday 12/14 at 2:00PM (Throughout IMU)

Candy & Pop: Saturday 12/10-Wednesday 12/14 at 10:00PM (IMU Welcome Center)

Everyone knows the brain consumes more than twenty percent of your body's energy. So keep it fueled with great snacks during your study sessions! We've got items for both your savory AND your sweet tooth - FREE.

 

3. CARBS & CAFFEINE BREAKFAST

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Tuesday 12/13-Thursday 12/15 at 6:30AM (IMU South Lobby)

We're going to play your mother for the week and provide you with awesome breakfast food for the go. There'll be FREE bagels, doughnuts, and coffee to get your day off to a great start!

  

4. YOGA SESSIONS

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Sunday 12/11-Wednesday 12/14 from 9:00-10:00PM (IMU South Room)

Take care of both your mind AND your body this finals week! Practice some self-care and unwind with a peaceful yoga session led by a pro instructor. However, it's BYOM - bring your own mat!

 

5. PRO MASSAGES

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Saturday 12/10-Wednesday 12/14 8:00PM-12:00AM (IMU First Floor)

The relaxation doesn't end there. Professional massages will also be offered in 10-minute intervals on the first floor! First come, first served, so make sure to get there with time to spare. 

 

6. BUCKETS OF POPCORN

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Saturday 12/10-Wednesday 12/14 9:00AM-5:00PM (IMU First Floor)

Popcorn. Popcorn. Popcorn. A study session classic. Come get your FREE and UNLIMITED bags of it all week.

 

7. ALL THE COFFEE YOU COULD EVER WANT

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Saturday 12/10-Wednesday 12/14 at 11:00PM (IMU Welcome Center)

In need of a late night caffeine kick ? We got you covered with FREE coffee. Grab a cup, or two, or three, whatever is necessary. 

 

8. PUPPY PLAYTIME

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Monday 12/12 & Wednesday 12/14 6:30-8:00PM (IMU North & South Rooms)

Take a pause from your studies with puppies from UI PAWS! A finals week tradition, they come ready to love all your stress away with their innocent hugs, kisses, and whimpers. Don't miss out!

 

9. Q&A SESSIONS

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Monday 12/12-Wednesday 12/14 3:00-5:00PM 

Sunday - MATH:1380 (Iowa Theater) & HHP:2310 (Illinois Room)

Monday - ECON:1100 (Iowa Theater) & MATH:1550 (Illinois Room)

Tuesday - PSY:1001 (Iowa Theater) & CHEM:1120 (Illinois Room)

Wednesday - BIOL: 1411 (Iowa Theater)

We know you've got 'em, and we've got people with the answers. Come to the lecture-based class Q&A session of your choice to straighten out those last notes in your brain before exams start! Questions will be answered by professors and TAs.

 

10. THE FEELING OF SURVIVING ANOTHER SEMESTER

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We've believed in you all along, Hawkeyes, and we cheer with you as you celebrate the end of your fall courses. Come back to us refreshed and ready to tackle another semester in January!