A little anxiety about a test is a good thing. It's energizing and makes us focus. But having a lot of anxiety can be paralyzing.
How can we keep enough anxiety to give us energy, but not so much that we can't focus?
Other websites that address test anxiety are listed on the Center for Academic Success Study Strategies page. If you find yourself seriously affected by test anxiety, Clayton State's Counseling Services can help. The office is located on the second floor of Edgewater Hall or call (678) 466-5406.
Tests come in all formats and sizes. Some of them are daily, some come only once during a semester. But all tests are stressful. Colleges and universities around the country have developed materials and websites suggesting methods for handling tests. A few of these are given below.