I have my first oral presentation at a conference coming up and I’m nervous about what questions I might get. Any advice on how to prepare and calm my nerves?

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Practice your presentation a lot, and stop every so often to think about what questions might come up about what you have just said. As long as you feel good about the content you will talk about, any questions will be a piece of cake. Good luck!

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Ask some family, friends or coworkers if you can rehearse your presentation for them and have them ask questions and give feedback. That's usually my go to

Correct me if I'm wrong but you are going to present on-board research that you did yourself? my best advice to you is that only you know what you worked for and only you know your work as well as you do, so don't hesitate to speak up and you will do great.

A strategy that has always worked for me is to write a speech about my presentation and then listen to it several times, after listening to it imagine the kind of doubts that can be generated by what I am explaining and answer these questions. Try it and let me know how it goes.

I like to do mine in front of a mirror a bunch of times till I feel ready but I've been told by a few people that they feel weird about doing that

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