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Quick Tips for Taking Tests

  • Read the entire test through before starting. Be sure you understand the instruction
  • Pace yourself.
  • Answer the easiest questions first, then the ones with the highest point value.
  • Taking a multiple-choice test - first, eliminate the answers that you know are wrong.
  • Taking an essay test - first,  jot down the important points, then organize how you will to cover them.
  • Leave time at the end to look over your work.
  • Check to see if you answered every question. 

Check these sites for more Test-taking Tips

 

http://www.mtsu.edu/~studskl/teststrat.html

Survival Skills for Taking Tests

 

http://www.pearsoned.com/education-blog/three-simple-research-based-ways-to-ace-a-test/

Simple research to ace a test

 

http://www.oakton.edu/user/0/rnash/COL%20101/Testing%20Tips.pdf

Strategies for Improving Test Performance

 

 

 
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