10 reasons finals week is actually straight 24k magic

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The trees on campus are budding and the air is fragrant with the smells of summer, 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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1. FLIPPIN' INTO FINALS PANCAKE BREAKFAST

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Monday 5/8, 6:30AM - 10:30AM (IMU Main Lounge) 

Part of a complete breakfast! They're ridiculously delicious and fluffy and best of all, we got 'em for you FREE! There may also be sausage, orange juice, and coffee included as well..

2. SNACK ON SNACKS ON SNACKS

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Fruit & Granola Bars: Saturday 5/6 - Wednesday 5/10 at 2:00PM (Throughout IMU)

Candy & Pop: Saturday 5/6 - Wednesday 5/10 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 5/9 - Thursday 5/11 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 5/7 - Wednesday 5/10 from 9:00PM - 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 5/6 - Wednesday 5/10 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 5/6 - Wednesday 5/10 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 5/6 - Wednesday 5/10 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 5/8 & Wednesday 5/10 6:30PM - 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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Sunday 5/7 - Tuesday 5/9 3:00PM - 5:00PM 

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

Monday -  BIOL:1141 (Iowa Theater)PHYS:1611 (Illinois Room)

Tuesday - MATH:1560 (Nebraska Room)CHEM:2210 (Illinois Room)

We know you've got 'em, and we've got people with the answers (supposedly). 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 spring courses. Come back to us refreshed and ready to tackle another semester in August!