Tag: tests

Failure is an Amazing Tool

BY SUMMER BROWN, STAFF WRITER Oh midterms … a lovely section of our time here at Mason to remind us that we are still indeed students and that we still need to strive for the best. I consider this one of…

Su-neung: The Day South Korea Falls Silent

BY HAEUN CHOI, REPORTER On a special Thursday in November, South Korea stops. Airplanes do not depart, most of the workforce’s call times are delayed, and traffic is non-existent in busy cities. The only ones who are moving around are…

Laziness, Desperation or Something Else?

  How Mason students feel about cheating on homework and tests BY SANJANA RAGHAVAN, STAFF WRITER Editor’s Note: All names in this article have been changed to protect the sources’ privacy. Every semester, Mason professors warn their students not to…

OPINION: There’s no such thing as a free Scantron

By Dominic Pino, Columnist It’s midterm season, aka scantron season.  We all love scantrons because it means there is a multiple choice exam on the horizon.  We also love these little green or blue slips of paper for their low…

Keep calm and study on

This story was originally published in the Nov. 10 issue of Fourth Estate. Written by Rachel Shubin Understanding how to study for exams does not come naturally. It is something you learn from years of schooling and hard work. Of…