finals week

‘Study Drugs’ gaining college popularity

Some overworked and overloaded college students are pushing themselves to enhance their abilities through the use of amphetamine drugs dubbed ‘college crack’ or the ‘study drug.’ Amphetamines are a chemical compound class that stimulate the central nervous system and are most often used to promote focus in patients with ADHD. However, studentsmay not be aware of the potential harms associated with the nonmedical use of prescription stimulants.

Studying for finals is important

FIU also offers resources on campus to assist with tutoring before finals. FIU’s Center for Academic Success provides online tutoring at the click of button at times that are convenient for students.