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Study Skills: Test Taking
Want to improve your grades? Use these study skills guides to level up!
This worksheet helps you identify testing material (what the test will cover), plan preparation and review methods for that testing material, and structure preparation and review of the material over a five day period. When followed, this plan has demonstrated tremendous improvement in students' test scores compared to their previous preparation methods.
Tests are a typical way to assess your understanding of course material in college. It will greatly benefit your college career if you learn effective strategies to prepare for tests, to perform on tests, to manage test anxiety, and to use memory tools. For more information on these test taking topics, click on the links below:
This handy worksheet is borrowed from Steve Piscitelli. It outlines very practical tools you will need in your test preparation as well some helpful organizational tools to identify what content/topics you need to study the most in your preparation.
This handout explains the advantages for establishing peer study groups as a test preparation strategy as well as how to set up a study group and some guidelines to help your study group be successful.