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Name: Eve Connor
Age: 18
Year of the Fix: 2016
Location: Castle Derg, County Tyrone
Campaign: To help students combat exam stress

Exams can take their toll on students. I recently took my A-levels and while I did okay, it a really stressful time.


There is so much pressure on young people to do well, but many don’t realise the impact these expectations can have.


I would often have sleepless nights before exams and constantly be worried, which isn’t healthy for anyone.


I think that while exams are important, they’re not necessarily a reflection on someone’s ability.


So with Fixers, I have made a poster showing different student's experiences of exam stress.


I hope it will encourage others to speak to someone if they are feeling overwhelmed. 


I also want them to realise that academia is not the only way to be successful.

Here is a list of Fixers helping me with this Fix:


Jessica Alexander

Lizzie Connor

Maddy Gailey

Regan Bratty

Castlederg Youth Forum

Margaret Humphrey supported my Fix by helping to facilitate the project.


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