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Exam Aftermath: The Final Hurdle

Exam Aftermath: The Final Hurdle

Learn why dwelling on or talking about the exam, after you take it, is never a good idea, how to cope with the interminable wait before you finally learn your grades, and how to manage your expectations.

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Welcome to Exam Aftermath: The Final Hurdle! In this lesson, we’ll help you manage the anxiety that naturally arises at three points: after you finish an exam, while you wait for your grades, and when you finally get your grades.

Exam season is, in many ways, like hurdling. Hurdling is a competitive race in which the runners intermittently jump over obstacles, called hurdles, to get to the finish line.  In our analogy, exam season is the race, each exam is a hurdle, and you and your...