So I had to pitch in front of my class for about a minute, but it did not go as well as I wanted. I practiced, knew exactly what I was going to say, but ended up getting so anxious and nervous before going up in front of my class. The pitch wasn't horrible but you could tell my voice was super shaky and I ended up only remembering/reciting half my pitch and was one of the worst.
I'm super tough on myself and pride myself on being one of the best students in the business school. I do extremely well in group settings (led a meeting in my internship) and a great one on one talker/interviewee. I've gotten a full-time offer already and have a ton of leadership positions but for some reason I have ZERO confidence when I stand up in front of my class even though the class is meaningless. How do I work/fix this? I have heard a lot of the typical solutions, but it is hard for me to get past this mental block.
I am pretty sure the best way is to keep throwing myself in situations like this until I get comfortable. I really want to be able to speak in front of crowds and this is really bothering me. Thanks so much!