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Overcoming Test Anxiety

August 18, 2020

If your teenager is too stressed out to do their best work on the SAT or ACT, there’s one key skill they can learn right now to help them get through it.

How Your Teenager Can Conquer SAT / ACT Test Anxiety, Part 2
July 30, 2020

Test anxiety keeps many students from performing their best on the SAT and the ACT. Recognizing the four main reasons behind your teenager’s standardized test anxiety is the first step in setting them up for success.

Why Your Teenager Has Test Anxiety About the SAT or ACT -- And How You Can Help
July 14, 2020

Test anxiety doesn't only apply to big tests. Here’s how to manage your nerves and become a more confident test-taker--no matter what the test looks like.

My Struggle With Test the Batter’s Box
January 12, 2016

Tom engages in a little hero-worship of outgoing New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin, and talks about the one thing we can do to help us succeed when the stakes are at their highest.

How to Just Do Your Job in Big Moments
March 29, 2015

Tom talks about a couple of things to keep in mind as you try to maintain your focus and perform your very best when the stakes are highest.

How “Big Games” Define Us… and How to Control Them
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