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Helping Students Overcome Test Anxiety

Though the fall semester is just beginning, my mind is already focused on midterms and final exams. More specifically, I am reflecting on past students’ fears and frustrations about tests. 452 more words

Education

WHY CAN'T (most) JAPANESE PEOPLE SPEAK ENGLISH?

I can tell when my JTE wants to speak to me because her hands shake. She sits next to me. I can see her, out of the corner of my eye. 2,717 more words

TEST ANXIETY – FEAR

When I think of fear, I think about the movie, DUNE.  In it, the lead character speaks of fear being the little mind killer.  The irony is that we have programed our mind over time to relate certain feelings to certain things or circumstances.  236 more words

TEST ANXIETY – Do You Have It?

It seems that no matter how hard we prepare for a test sometimes we just can’t help getting test anxiety.  Whether it’s not being able to eat or sleep or your mind just goes blank, everyone at some time has experienced a level of discomfort when taking a test. 162 more words

Test Anxiety on the LSAT

Many LSAT takers tell me that test anxiety is preventing them from doing their best on the test.  The good news is that there are two specific factors that cause test anxiety and when you learn how to address these, the anxiety disappears. 447 more words

Lsat Prep

What role do professors play in reducing student exam anxiety?

As you stand in the hall outside the exam room, your palms start to sweat. Your breathing becomes rapid and shallow – you feel like you can’t get a full breath in your lungs. 596 more words

Higher Education

Procrastination

I am a procrastinator; I am actually very good at it too.

I am procrastinating right now. Sitting in the library writing this post, ignoring my textbook and unfinished homework. 451 more words