Exam stress can affect how we think, feel and behave. This stress can be related to a number of factors, such as negative previous experiences, insufficient preparation, worry about failure or pressure to perform from yourself or others. It is normal to feel worried about exams. You might experience different feelings and emotions before, during and after an exam window which can make you feel anxious and you will certainly not be alone in this. However, if you perceive that any of these feelings related to exam stress is becoming too much to cope with, there are a number of ways in which you can receive support.