Exam fear is a continuous and constant worry about exams, fear of evaluation, and apprehension about results, experienced by many students. But these can be managed by guidance and practice.
Exam Fear is a combination of perceived physiological over-arousal, feelings of worry and dread, self-depreciating thoughts, irrational beliefs, tension, and somatic symptoms that occur during test situations. These responses can drastically hinder an individual’s ability to perform well and negatively affects their social, emotional and behavioral development and feelings about themselves and school. But all these can be managed by guidance and practice.
If most of yours answers are “yes” in response to the below questions, then then this workshop is highly recommended for you.
- Do you have trouble sleeping at night and spend those last few minutes before sleep worrying about upcoming exams or projects?
- The day of an exam, do you experience drastic appetite changes and either overeat, or skip meals?
- While studying for or taking an exam, do you often feel a sense of hopelessness or dread?
- During an exam, do you often feel confused or panic?
- While taking an exam, do you sometimes experience sweaty palms, headaches, vomiting, or fainting?
- When you are finished with an exam, do you sometimes feel guilt and blame yourself for not studying enough?
- Do you sometimes get angry or depressed after an exam?