• Managing Test Anxiety

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    • 1.    Maintain a healthy lifestyle.  This includes:
      • a.     Adequate rest
      • b.     Good nutrition
      • c.     Comfortable dress
    • 2.    Be well prepared for the test.  Do this by:
      • a.     Self testing
      • b.     Reading directions carefully                       
      • c.     Reading questions carefully
      • d.     Marking neat answers
      • e.     Self talk
    • 3.    On the day of the test:
      • a.     Be on time!
      • b.     Bring pencils
      • c.     Bring a snack
      • d.     Prepare the night before!
    • 4.    Techniques to manage test stress include:
      • a.     Deep breathing
      • b.     Quiet time
      • c.     Positive thinking/ Thought stopping
      • d.     Being Prepared ahead of Time
    Last Modified on October 23, 2009