Is it looked down upon by graduate school admission committees (specifically for mathematics) if you have anxiety disorders? I know they are not supposed to discriminate and I normally would not mention it, but it has affected my grades so I feel that I should.
I do very well on homework and have done a lot of out of classroom reading on material that interests me, but my anxiety causes me to have low test grades (I panic, become overly nervous, and cannot concentrate fully) and this has caused massive destruction to my GPA and GRE scores. I am not applying to ivy league schools, MIT, or anything like that, but I would like to go to a school in the same tier as Penn State since I am going there now as an undergraduate.
Are there any suggestions for what I should say to explain this? I do not want to sound like I am making excuses or complaining, but I am also embarrassed over my 3.0 GPA and 590 on the GRE Math Exam (I had a sinus infection while taking that exam too so I was pretty much doomed.)
Is there any chance that you think I could be accepted (I am applying to 11 schools) or will this not even pass screening?