It goes without saying that school can be stressful at times. No matter how far along in school you are, assignments and studying can start to feel overwhelming. This is especially true if you are trying to study for a big exam, project, or paper. Everyone encounters some amount of stress and at low levels, stress can be helpful, but at higher levels, it can become debilitating. That’s where stress can spill over into overwhelm, anxiety, and even panic attacks if it gets really bad. Students need to know how to manage their stress effectively and not let it get in the way of their performance. Below we will talk about how stress can get in your way academically and what you can do to get a handle on it.