By David Montesano, Admissions Strategist and Founder of College Match
Ah, The Ivy League and Stanford! Despite the fact that current admission rates mean acceptance to one of these schools is the educational equivalent of winning the lottery and that, by definition, there are never enough spaces to go around, many parents demand that their children at least apply to one or more of what I refer to as “super-reach” schools.
By John Neville, Founder of Mindful Test Taking
According to the American Test Anxieties Association, at least 33% of students struggle with moderate to acute test anxiety.
Physical tension is always a contributing factor to (if not the cause of) test anxiety: you cannot experience stress without tensing yourself up. Releasing this tension is the foundation for becoming a calmer test taker.
The Secret to Mindfulness: Progressive Relaxation
The ability to relax is a skill that you can learn, develop & improve at over time. It is also the core principle of mindfulness.
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