Reduce Test Anxiety
Practicing the skill of test-taking reduces test anxiety, allowing the student to score better. What exactly is test anxiety? It is a feeling of agitation or distress that negatively impacts a student’s ability to perform well on tests. While some stress may be normal, when approaching a standardized test, keeping the test taker alert. Too much test anxiety can cause physical or emotional distress and perhaps even concentration difficulties, negatively affecting the test takers ability to perform well.
Students with test anxiety will do better if they don’t go into the test cold. Familiarity and test strategies will ease the test takers anxiety, allowing them to score better overall. Not only that but mastering one’s fear in one area will resource students with the information they need to master anxiety in other situations as well.