How to Help Students Manage Competitive Exam Anxiety 

Up to 40% of students experience significant anxiety around exams  

Did you know? 

Deep breathing exercises and progressive muscle relaxation can help regulate the physical symptoms of anxiety 

Calming Techniques 

Challenge negative thoughts with realistic and encouraging affirmations. Instead of "I'm going to fail,"  try "I'm prepared and I can do this!" 

Positive Self-Talk 

Imagine yourself calmly and confidently tackling the exam. 


Encourage a balanced diet, regular exercise, and relaxation techniques to promote overall well-being and manage stress levels. 

Healthy Habits 

A well-organized study schedule and a clear plan for exam day can reduce feelings of overwhelm. 

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