College Test Taking From time to time, you will be called upon to “show what you know!” in the arena of Testing. What follows is information designed to aid you in doing your very best… YES! NO! First & Foremost… Put the test in perspective.
Bring necessary supplies to class.
Relax and control your breathing.
Begin by previewing the entire test.
Ask any questions regarding the instructions.
Don’t linger on hard questions – move on.
Don’t get distracted by others finishing before you.
Ask for clarification when necessary.
Use clues in the test to jog your memory.
Re-check your work before handing it in.Tips for Taking Tests
Before all else!
Ah, yes,I remember
It’s only a test.
Knowledge is power!
Ideas for last-minute concentrated study:
Should I or shouldn’t I ?
fill in the blank
Good study strategies include:
using flash cards
making a concept vocabulary list
reviewing your text’s study guide
reviewing your notes
work with a tutor
join a study groupObjective & Subjective Tests
Apply yourself diligently!
Remember: There is no in-between.
And the magic word is _______ I knew it all the time!
What is the question asking for?
Outline the key ideas.
Refer specifically to the question in your opening sentence.
Make a clear, coherent thesis statement.
Develop the main body of the essay to support your thesis statement.
Conclude by summarizing how your thesis is supported.
Watch grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Use humor if it fits in.
Be sure you have completely answered the question.
Proofread your work.Essay Question Strategies
You can do it!
Sure, I’ll look at it. We all make mistakes.
Cheating can have ugly consequences:
Honesty is always the best policy!
Yes, you can!