As you make the final push to the end of the semester, you may be feeling anxious about that last big exam. And that’s ok! A certain degree of test anxiety is actually normal. However, too much anxiety can inhibit your performance. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to keep your test anxiety at healthy levels.
- UT’s Counseling and Mental Health Center has a website with great strategies for reducing test anxiety.
- The Sanger Learning Center has a wealth of advice on preparing for finals.
- Check out this Greatist article with some unexpected study tips, like turning facts you are memorizing into a story to remember!
As a bonus, here’s a few study apps to help get you through your last stretch:
- Study Blue: Access flashcards from a variety of subjects, or make your own.
- SelfControl: This apps allows you to block yourself from distracting websites and social networks for a period of time.
- Coffitivity: This app recreates the background noise of a bustling coffeeshop.
Check out other posts in our Mental Health Month 2014 Blog Series