A Serious Pandemic
Test Anxiety is our most prevalent academic handicap
The majority of students report being more stressed by tests and by schoolwork than by anything else in their lives. About 18% of students have high test anxiety and another 18% have moderately high anxiety, making this the most prevalent scholastic handicap in our schools today. Among college students on academic probation, as many as 80% are test anxiety impaired.
Test anxiety causes students to "freeze" or "go blank" on tests and fail to show how much they actually ?
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