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2  Check all of your answers, even the ones you know are correct. o You may have read a question wrong or made a careless mistake  Use all of the testing time to answer questions and to check your responses.

3 To reduce test anxiety, study enough to feel confident you know the material. Then try to replace the worry and negative thinking with positive, relaxing thoughts. The following suggestions may also help.

4  Avoid noisy locations or places that may lead to many interruptions  Pick an area with sufficient lighting  Consider the temperature of the environment  Be sure you will have access to the necessary studying equipment

5  Generate questions from your textbook and lecture notes  Focus on key words, concepts, and examples in your textbooks and lecture notes  Make charts and outlines which organize the information in your notes and textbooks

6  Start studying early. The night before a test, review material and get a good night’s sleep  Mentally practice going through the testing experience  Walk into the test with your head up and your shoulders back. How you act can affect how you feel

7  Take a deep breath, then slowly release your breath along with any tension  Start at the top of your head, flex, and then relax each part of your body  Think of a place where you feel relaxed and calm. Close your eyes and visualize being in that place

8  Say to yourself, it wasn’t as bad as you expected  Realize you made more out of the fear than it was worth  Remember you can be pleased with your progress  Be proud of yourself! You did it!

9 O’Brien, L. (2009). How to get good grades in college. Dayton, OH: Woodburn Press. University at Buffalo. (2012). Test anxiety. Counseling Services. Retrieved September 20, 2012 from buffalo.edu/stresstestanxiety.shtml.

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