Episode 6

7 Ways to Reduce Test Anxiety on the ACT


March 19th, 2020

23 mins 31 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

While the world is anxious about the Corona virus, students are also anxious about taking an ACT. The number one reason good academic students underachieve on the ACT is test anxiety. Here are 7 practical tips you can use to immediately reduce your test anxiety.

Control what you can control. You can't control everything, but control what you can. Apply one, a few, or all of these tips to immediately start reducing your test anxiety.

  1. Take the test as many times as you can afford

  2. Drive to the test center before the test day

  3. Recognize everyone misses questions

  4. Familiarize yourself with your calculator

  5. Keep your own time

  6. Memorize key rules and formulas

  7. Do your best, and God will do the rest

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