7 Strategies to Manage Stress When You Are Adjusting to Life as a Student and Dealing With Coursework, Exams and Being Away From Home For The First Time?

To write a coursework is a real problem for the students but when the students have to write the coursework during the exams, they feel stress on their minds. Here, seven strategies to deal with the stress and to manage exam, coursework, and homesickness have been shared. 

Adjusting to life as a student when you are away from home for the first time, is a difficult task and most students feel stressed that is triggered with the demanding tasks of coursework assignments and exams. 

The students have to follow a strict timetable to get the best grades in the exams. When they are asked to write coursework along with studies, they face lots of problems to adjust their timetable. As a result, they have to face lots of stress on their minds. 

In order to get rid of this stress, most of the students get coursework help. Some strategies to manage stress while writing coursework along with studies are given below;

1) Take Control

When our mind thinks that it is impossible for him to get the possible solution of a particular problem under these circumstances, stress takes place in our mind. Therefore, if you learn how to find out the possible solution to this problem, it is easy for you to lower down the level of stress in your mind. Therefore, first of all, you should take control of your mind and try to think about how to deal with coursework writing task and exams.

2) Manage Your Time

If you are leaving away from your family in a hostel for the purpose of studies, you will have to face lots of problems to manage time for studies, coursework writing tasks, and other hostel tasks. As a result, most of the students feel overburdened and these feelings of overburden become a cause of stress for them. Under such a situation, the students should recognize that it is almost impossible for them to handle all the tasks at a time. They should prioritize and diarize their tasks and try to follow a strict timetable.

3) Learn to Say ‘No’

It is a fact that during your academic career, near the exams, you will have to do lots of tasks in a little amount of time. Under such situation, if your friend or family member assigns an additional responsibility to you, you should try to learn how to say ‘No’ to him. Its reason is that this extra or unimportant responsibility will consume time and you will feel stress on your mind.

4) Rest

Most of the students think that they should spend consecutive 10 to 12 hours in studies and if they take a break in these hours, their valuable time will be wasted. They should understand that if they try to spend consecutive 10 to 12 hours on studies, it is almost impossible for them to keep themselves on the track. As a result, they have to face some stress issues. Therefore, the students should try to take rest for at least 15 after spending 45 minutes on studies.

5) Get Plenty of Sleep

Instead of lots of burden of exams and coursework writing tasks, the students should not compromise on the sleeping hours. Its reason is that if a student spends 6 to 8 hours in enjoying sound sleep, he will be in a better position to focus on his academic tasks. As a result, he will be able to get rid of the undue stress on his mind.

6) Indulge in Physical Activity

It is also a fact that a sound body has a sound mind. Therefore, in their busy schedule, the students should also try to keep at least 30 minutes for exercise and other physical activities. Exercise and physical activities are the best ways to feel relax and to get rid of the feelings of stress.

7) Avoid Caffeine and Alcohol

Alcohol and caffeine are not the solutions to your stress problem. In order to relieve stress from your mind, there is no need to take caffeine and alcohol. Its reason is that caffeine and alcohol both are stimulators and a stimulator can increase your level of stress instead of decreasing it. Instead of caffeine and alcohol, you should take herbal tea and natural fruits to get rid of stress.


To write a coursework is a real problem for the students but when the students have to write the coursework during the exams, they feel stress on their minds. Its reason is that they face lots of problems to manage the time for studies and coursework writing tasks. Some essential tips to get rid of stress are to take control of their academic tasks, to manage their time, to get plenty of sleep and to avoid caffeine and alcohol.
Albert Barkley

Hello, my name is Albert Barkley. I am working as education consultant with a UK based firm after completion of my PhD. I like to write on different social, tech and education trends.

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