Having to stand up in front of the class and give a presentation for the first time can be pretty scary! But it's also really useful to pick up presenting skills while you're at college. If you're getting ready for your first college presentation, try out these tips to make it as smooth as possible without being too nerve-wracking.
1. Think of it as a learning experience
You know that you'll present better if you're not panicking - but yeah, us telling you “don't be nervous!” isn't very helpful. But here's something that might help: try to stop thinking about your presentation as a test, and start thinking about it as a learning experience. Your first presentation is a chance for you to practise and get better, so it's okay if you make some mistakes or if it doesn't go perfectly – that means you can get better next ti