By Gavin Arucan | Staff Writer

What is the best tip you have for getting through final exams?

Isaiah Oyola
Age: 26
Hometown: Kailua
Major: Pre-Health

“Drop whatever you can, like going to the beach or hanging out with friends, stuff that isn’t necessary. Unless you have a family member to take care of. Everything else isn’t really that important as getting the good grades you’ve been working all semester for. Disconnect from everything and buckle down.”

Armeleen Onamwal
Age: 20
Hometown: Kalihi
Major: Hospitality

“Get your notes ready ahead of time. Organize your notes so that you know where everything is.”

Jasmine Castro 
Age: 21
Hometown: Kalihi
Major: Nursing

“Stay organized and don’t procrastinate.”

Micah Vea 
Age: 20
Hometown: Waipahu
Major: Mechanical Engineering

“The best way to get through finals is studying a week prior to finals. The day before is good too, but a week before is better.

Shantelle “Nani” Kaaialii 
Age: “Somewhere between 40 and 42”
Hometown: Kunia
Occupation: Religion Professor at KCC and UH Mānoa

“You gotta read the textbook. The English version. I don’t know how many times I say that in class but still so many people read the wrong one.”