With an important exam coming up on your schedule, it can be easy to lose yourself in the worry about what it could mean for your future if you don't do as well as you'd like. But thinking about the future beyond the test day can often prove to be a self-fulfilling prophecy — one that only brings about bad results because you've convinced yourself they're all you'll achieve. In order to get past those premature concerns, here are three tips to help focus on the here and now and tackle the task at hand.

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