What to Do When You Blank During a Test


Have you ever studied really hard for an exam only to totally blank out when it came time for the test? Maybe your palms got sweaty. Perhaps you felt the urge to hurl? This my friends is test anxiety, your body's response to an healthy level of stress brought on by exams and performance. 

This week we'll explore why the right amount of stress before an exam is actually a good thing. Strategies for avoiding test anxiety in the first place. Plus, techniques for recovering from test anxiety when it strikes in the middle of your exams. 

Now we want to hear from you. Have you ever experience test anxiety? What are some strategies you use to cope with exam nerves? Let us know in the comments below.  Your wisdom, stories, and insight helps other Collegehood students. Help others hear your voice by keeping it clean, positive, and productive. 

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