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College Students & Mental Health
Making the transition to college can be a difficult one for many people. For many young adults, this represents the first major transitional step into adulthood.

5 Rules for When You’re Spread Too Thin
Overwhelmed by a crowded schedule? There are five rules to follow when you are spreading yourself too thin.

Coaches’ Corner Recap: How to Balance Studying and Parenting
In honor of Mother’s Day, our in-house coaches, Melissa and Jennifer, discuss how parents can prepare for their licensure exam in our bi-weekly broadcast of Coaches’ Corner.

Anxiety vs. Nervousness: Know the difference so you can handle it better
Are you feeling anxious or nervousness? Knowing the difference can help you work through the feeling quicker and more efficiently.

In our weekly segment of Coaches' Corner, our coaches discuss the topic of anxiety. What is a healthy level of anxiety and what do you do when you are too anxious to focus?

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!

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?

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.

Use Criticism as Fuel for Your Counseling Career
Are you discouraged from setbacks on the road toward becoming a counselor? You’re not alone. Whether it be a failed licensure exam or constructive criticism, becoming an experienced counselor can be discouraging. But, you have a choice. You can either let the setbacks keep you down, or you can transform them into fuel for success. It’s all about balance.

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.