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Top Tips to Help Beat Exam Stress

 
Niall Hardie
Top Tips to Help Beat Exam Stress
by Niall Hardie - Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 12:03 PM
 

It’s that time of the year again where students are revising and sitting exams.  This can be a stressful time for students and parents alike but remember it’s normal to feel a little bit of stress, some level of stress can help you focus; though too much of it can make you feel overwhelmed or out of control and can make it harder for you to take in information.

When we feel stressed, the fight or flight response is activated. This may cause fatigue, difficulty in getting up, poor appetite and increased irritability if maintained for long periods of time. The college's Mentally Healthy College Co-ordinator would like to offer some useful tips to help you cope with exam stress …

Have a look at the attached document for tips on how to look after yourself, and to maximise your chances of success.