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Test Anxiety

Repeat After Me: 'I Am More Than My GPA'

Katie Atkinson | Posted 03.22.2014 | Teen
Katie Atkinson

If you are in high school, there is a good chance that you have felt defined by your GPA, ACT scores, numerical averages, test grades, or the number of AP courses you take. You may have felt inferior to a peer whose class rank is above yours.

Why A Little Bit Of Anxiety Can Be A Good Thing

Blake Kernen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Blake Kernen

I wish I could say that it stood for "fabulous" or "fantastic" but I didn't. My first big fat "F" stood for what it always stands for: "Fail." How could this happen?

What Genetics Tells Us About Anxiety: Not Much

Stanton Peele | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

For several days this month, one of the most emailed articles in the New York Times was "Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?" The article purports to explain why some children fold under the pressure of taking tests.

Do We Ever Really Leave High School?

Delia Lloyd | Posted 09.19.2011 | Education
Delia Lloyd

Deep down -- even as adults -- we're all a bit insecure, a bit awkward, and a bit worried about where, exactly, life will take us.

10 Tips to Deal With Test Anxiety

Piyush Mangukiya | Posted 07.10.2011 | Education
Piyush Mangukiya

Many times students know the content on the test but are nervous due to test anxiety which finally affects their score. Test anxiety happens to almost everyone at least once or twice during their school years.

Test Anxiety? Write It Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Turns out the pen may be mightier than Xanax. If you suffer from test anxiety, one way to make sure you don't choke under pressure is by writing abou...

Have Researchers Found The Solution To Test Anxiety?

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

SEATTLE — A simple writing exercise can relieve students of test anxiety and may help them get better scores than their less anxious classmates,...

How To Help Your Kids Beat Test-Anxiety

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl Sollerh

For kids with test anxiety, even a minor challenge can induce such high levels of stress that they virtually shut down, losing their ability to think or even recall what they know.

5 Telltale Dreams About Adulthood

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Not only are my dreams hopelessly plot-driven and transparent, they are also recurrent. There are four or five dreams that I must have at least once a month, and every time, I wake up bathed in sweat.