I have to give a presentation tomorrow for class (yes, I have class on Saturday) and I’m so nervous. What can I do to ease my anxiety? I’ve done group presentations before and been nervous and did fine, but this is an individual presentation, so I’m even more nervous. Any suggestions to help calm me down and feel confident about my presentation?
1 – practice…….use the mirror or a friend and run through it a couple of times
2 – note cards………get the main points and some info about the supporting facts on individual numbered note cards……so you can easily get back on track if needed.
3 – be the expert…….you did the work, know your topic and think about sharing this needed (or not….haha, depending on the class) with your friends.
4 – realize everyone has some nerves about presentations…..your classmates will be rooting for you to do good, because they know how nervous they feel when it’s their turn.
best wishes………and think how great you’ll feel when it’s over!
on: 12th October 08