9 Tips for Test Taking Success

you should Cultivate Good Study Habit Understanding and remembering information for a test takes time, so developing good study habits long before test day is really important. d choose a topic or point of view that is consistent with who you truly are.

Cultivate Good Study Habit

It might seem like a good idea to spend hours memorizing the material you need the night before the test. In fact, cramming for a test is highly counterproductive. Not only are you less likely to retain the information you need,

Don’t “Cram”

Before going to bed (early, so you get a good night’s sleep), gather everything you need for the test and have it ready to go.

Gather Materials the Night Before

And speaking of sleep…showing up to your test well-rested is one of the best things you can do to succeed on test day.

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Like sleeping, eating is an important part of self-care and test taking preparation. After all, it’s hard to think clearly if your stomach is grumbling.

Eat a Healthy Breakfast

Arriving early at a test location can help decrease stress. And it allows you to get into a positive state of mind before the test starts.

Arrive Early

Don’t underestimate the importance of confidence and a positive mindset in test preparation.  Positive rituals can help combat negative thinking, test anxiety, and lack of focus that can easily undermine your success on test day.

Develop Positive Ritual

Don’t underestimate the importance of confidence and a positive mindset in test preparation.  Positive rituals can help combat negative thinking, test anxiety, and lack of focus that can easily undermine your success on test day.

Develop Positive Ritual

If possible, look over the entire test quickly before you get started. Doing so will help you understand the structure of the test and identify areas that may need more or less time.

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