Students and Stress: Study Habits, Organization Skills & Stress Help
College Life - How To Reduce Stress in College Life
College life brings many unique stressors with it. Find healthy ways to manage the stress of college life, and develop lifelong habits that will help you achieve success in whatever you do.
Stress In College: Common Causes of Stress In College
Many students deal with stress in college -- which can be a significant factor in the dreaded Freshman 15. Learn about the causes of stress in college, and find resources for dealing with college stress!
Finals Stress Traps To Avoid
There are common practices that make finals even more stressful than they need to be. Learn what to avoid during finals season so you can do your best, feel your best, and avoid making finals more stressful than necessary.
Low-Stress Study Tips for Finals Season
Studying for finals can be stressful in itself; to study months' worth of material in multiple topics simply invites stress! Here are some study tips that can help you do your best during finals season with minimal stress.
Mid-Term and Finals Stress Relief Tips
If you're in the throes of mid-terms or finals, stress may be inevitable. However, there are things you can do to effectively manage this stress--or make things worse! Be sure you're doing the right things to keep stress at bay.
How To Avoid The Freshman 15
While there are many causes of the freshman 15, there are also several things you can do to combat the weight gain that often comes with the first year of college. Here's how to avoid the freshman 15.
What Causes of The Freshman 15?
What causes the "Freshman Fifteen," the notorious weight gain experienced by new college students? How can it be avoided? Let’s explore some of the underlying factors at play in the Freshman 15.
How To Relieve Back To School Stress and Anxiety
As September approaches, kids of all ages (and sometimes their parents!) begin to feel growing stress over getting back to school. Here are some ways to ease the tension and make Back To School time more fun.
Social Causes of School Anxiety
School anxiety can be common in children. Learn about the social, academic, scheduling, and hidden causes of anxiety and stress in children.
Test Anxiety: How To Deal With Test Anxiety and Actually Do Better On Tests
Tests can be stressful even for the most prepared students, and, unfortunately, test anxiety can actually have a negative impact on your performance. (Just having that knowledge adds to the stress, doesn’t it?) Well, fear not: the following test anxiety busters can help you get through your next test with much greater ease—and likely more success
School Stress: How To Reduce Student Stress and Excel in School
With tough requirements, difficult tests and exams, and other stressors, students face plenty of school stress and test anxiety. Here are some tips and resources to help students of all levels reduce the level of school stress and test anxiety they experience, develop study skills and reach their academic goals.
School Stress Relievers for Students
Most students experience significant amounts of stress, but with all of the activities and responsibilities that fill a student’s schedule, it’s sometimes difficult to find the time to try new stress relievers to help dissipate that stress. That’s why we’ve compiled the following list of stress relievers that are most appropriate for students: relatively easy, quick, and relevant to a student’s life and types of stress. They’ll help you to function at your best, and enjoy the journey.
Top Tension Reducing Activities
These tension reducing stress management techniques have been proven effective in helping people reduce stress, relax, and maintain a healthier lifestyle. Learn about meditation, yoga, self-hypnosis and other important stress management exercises, and feel more relaxed right away!
Handle Your Holiday Stress
With finals, travel and other special factors to deal with, the holiday season can carry added stress for students! Here are some great stress management tools for graduate students, from About’s expert, Tara Kuther, Ph.D.
How To Flunk a Class
This entertaining but informative resource from our Study Skills Guide tells you of all the tricks that successful students do to get good grades, couched in a tongue-in-cheek presentation.
Memorizing dates can be difficult because it requires rote memorization, which is a challenge for most of us. Fortunately, our Study Skills Guide has borrowed tips from the English Cockneys to help you learn to memorize dates in a fun and effective way. You may just crack up your study group in the process.
Time Management for Students
Here are a group of strategies that can help you avoid the rush-to-get-everything-done-at-the-last-minute trap.
Conquer Your Public Speaking Anxiety
If you have to deliver an oral report (as most students will at one time or another), About's Guide to grad school has some excellent tips on handling speaking anxiety. This article can help you deliver a more relaxed (thus better) presentation.
Managing Test Anxiety
Many of us get stressed by tests, and this stress can actually impact your performance in a negative way! Here are some valuable tips on relieving test anxiety so you'll do your best.
Manage Your Time
Here are some excellent time management tips for graduate students, which can also be helpful for collegiates and high school students. It’s short and sweet, so you can read it fast and get back to your studies!
5 Tips For Coping With Grad School Stress
About’s guide to Graduate School has some constructive ideas on what you can do now to make things easier on yourself and reduce the stress you may feel as a graduate student; this is a good tool for those who want to stop stress before it gets to be too much.
About’s guide to Graduate School has some good tips for you on how to cope with the stress of being a graduate student. Short and sweet, it has a few nice ideas.
Students' Stress Tips - Top Tips For Managing Students' Stress
Students are no strangers to stress, and sharing answers on what relieves stress is one way for students to help one anther out. Read on for students' top tips for managing stress, and share your own best strategies.