School exams can be stressful for many reasons, for example:
Exam stress is different for everyone and shows up in different ways:
There are many ways to
manage and prevent stress. For an exam, studying well and being prepared can help you feel less stress. Try these study tips:
Everyone learns in their own way. Use learning styles that works best for you.
Learn by hearing
Learn by seeing
Learn by reading
If you don't understand the material, ask for help. Keep asking questions until you understand it and can explain it or do it.
Try these tips to help you stay calm and focused during your exam:
When you can, reward yourself for studying by doing something you enjoy.
Current as of: October 20, 2022
Author: Addiction & Mental Health, Alberta Health Services
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