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Exam Stress

Overview

How do you generally feel when exam season begins? Fine? Totally chilled? Or do you start to worry and become tense or anxious at the thought of all those tests? If you do, then you’re not alone.

Exam stress is common among students, and if it affects you, it’s possible your friends might feel the strain, too. It’s normal to feel a bit stressed about exams. But if you’re continually struggling with low mood or anxiety, you might be putting yourself under too much pressure to succeed.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the causes of exam stress and anxiety
  • Explain how stress affects your mental health
  • List ways to manage revision and cope with stress

Why should I take this course

The good news is that there are lots of effective ways you can reduce exam stress and cope with the pressure. These can be things like, talking to trusted friends or family, and taking regular study breaks. Whether you’re at school or college, this short course will help you to look after yourself during exam season. It’s also suitable for parents, caregivers and educators.