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How to Master EPPP Material
The skills required to successfully pass the EPPP are like three legs of a stool: If one leg is broken, the entire stool will fall apart. Explore specific steps you can take to achieve content mastery in the first part of our series.

Quality Over Quantity: 3 Ways to Focus Your Studying
Do you get anxious when you look at all of the topics and prep questions you need to cover for your exam? It would be easy for you to get lost in all of the information that you are expected to know. Here are three tips to stay focused on quality, not quantity!

When you’re studying for your licensure exam, what do you do when life gets in the way?

How to Manage Test Anxiety and Gain Confidence for Exam Day
Taking a licensure exam is especially daunting for those plagued with test anxiety. Many experience panic attacks, a rapid heart rate, and negative thoughts and comparisons on test day. Thankfully, test anxiety is common and manageable. How can you overcome test anxiety and gain confidence on exam day?

How to Maintain Self-Care in the New Year
Self-care is motivated by caring for our own well-being. In these early weeks of January, many of us have our sights set on a New Year’s resolution that we are inspired and ready to tackle. Why are New Year’s resolutions are notoriously difficult to stick to?

Joining or creating a study group is a great way to connect with fellow exam preppers and to build support and confidence for your exam!

The Cost of Failing: Why Passing the First Time Matters
In this article, we will explore the negative costs you may face during the licensure exam study process and solutions on how to overcome them.

Tips for Choosing the Best Answer on EPPP Questions
To prepare for this exam, a candidate needs more than simply knowledge of the field; he or she also needs to have a very specific set of test-taking skills. Such skills include knowing how to interpret the various questions as well as the best practices for choosing the most likely answer. This article walks you through some of these skills and best practices.

Lessons on Resiliency from the Special Ops
A self-image rooted in other people’s perceptions of us, or in cognitive distortions like “I’m fake” or “I’m not smart enough” can lower the resiliency and self-confidence needed during the licensure preparation process.

Find Work-Life Balance While Studying for the MFT Exam
Drive, excellence, information and activity are necessary for MFT success and productivity. But these four components can actually steal productivity and throw off our work-life balance. How do you achieve a successful balance of studying for the MFT exam and your personal life? There is no clean-cut answer to solving a life imbalance but we can begin to solve it by noticing what is being stolen.