Community college’s novel ‘snowflake’-oriented solution for combatting test anxiety

Community college’s novel ‘snowflake’-oriented solution for combatting test anxiety

Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvania is apparently encouraging students to reduce their testing stress by coloring.

The college’s Testing Center has sponsored stations to be set up in the testing center to “Color Away Your Testing Stress,” according to a promotional flyer obtained by Campus Reform.

Underscoring the point, the poster also contrasts a “before!” photo of a stressed-out woman surrounded by a stack of books with an “after!” image depicting a man grinning broadly while taking an exam with other students.

“I am appalled that my school is pandering to this,” Evan Cheney, a sophomore at BCCC, told Campus Reform.

“I would think that a school with an older average population would be more adult-like in the environment that it is trying to create for its students,” Cheney exclaimed. “But this, plus the ‘Kindness Week’ that the school is trying to promote, is starting to make me think that this is the beginning of an unfortunate downfall for the school that I do not want to see happen.”

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