Test Anxiety

The following resources provide information on test anxiety. Please contact the Academic Success Center to meet with an Academic Coach if you would like assistance incorporating any of these materials into your daily routine. 

Most students experience some level of anxiety during an exam. However, it can become an issue when this anxiety affects performance. Fear of failure, procrastination, and prior poor performance can all increase test anxiety. Review the handouts on the right to learn more about the causes of test anxiety and strategies to combat these feelings. If you feel test anxiety has become generalized to other areas of life, the Academic Success Center recommends seeking out support through other professional means such as Student Counseling Services