10 proven tips for coping with exam stress

High school student looks at a book while studying for an exam

It’s been years since educators were taking final exams — but few can forget the (often compounding) feelings of stress about high-stakes tests, blended with mounting excitement about the summer break to follow. But students are all too familiar with these feelings. For example, over 57% of Canadian students feel anxious about failing mathematics, which is higher than the average for Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries.