Spring semester finals week is approaching and in my opinion it is one of the most stressful and antsy times of the year. One one hand you are so close to summer and total academic freedom, but on the other there are tons of exams and assignments you need to complete. In a situation like this, it can be easy to stress out and befuddle oneself. But this definitely can be avoided so long as you prepare and take care of yourself. Here are somethings I have learned about spring semester finals week from my three years here at UMass.