Common types of test takers and study tips for each

An important part of measuring a student’s understanding of class material, tests are a fact of life for students. So, it’s not surprising that tests can also be the most stressful part of school. Sometimes, there’s just no getting around the stress that comes with an upcoming test. Understanding what type of test-taker your child […]

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What is text anxiety header

An upcoming test or exam can be a stressful time for any student. Many students experience some amount of stress and anxiety before and during exams. However, test anxiety is more severe, and can actually impair learning and hurt test performance. Because of this, it’s important to know how to identify test anxiety in your […]

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Close up of a student hand taking notes in a notebook at classroom

A bad grade is something that no student or parent is ever happy to see. But for many students, it’s probably going to happen at some point. Whether it was a particularly tough exam or your child just didn’t understand the material, getting over a bad grade on a test is an important part of […]

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A boy hiding a bad test mark behind his back

You studied hard, knew the material… but you still failed the test. What’s going on? It might sound strange, but studying hard doesn’t automatically mean you’re going to ace your test—it’s just one part of preparing for an exam. “I Know The Material, But I Still Failed The Test!” Studying effectively is the real key […]

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Student freezing on an exam in class

“I freeze up when I write exams! I study hard and think I know my stuff, but I freeze up and get low marks!” Hundreds of high school students have shared this concern with us over the years When students “freeze,” their low grades do not reflect their true potential. Since the first step in […]

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