Noel's Top Ten

Test Taking Strategies

1. Answer what you KNOW first

get as much as possible correct

2. Answer what you are 50/50 on second

narrow down the answer choices

3. Answer what YOU DO NOT KNOW third

you will have more time to work on it

4. Brain/Data Dump

everything you know down on the paper

5. Process of Elimination

if it does not match...DO NOT choose it

6. Read the Question -> Look at the Stimuli -> RE-READ THE QUESTION

the question tells you what you are looking for in the Stimuli

7. Review your answers

did you bubble every answer? any mix-matched responses?

8. Read EVERYTHING

read the question and all answer choices- all the way through

9. T.A.C.O.S

use your strategies for analyzing graphics

10. believe in yourself

you know more than you think you do

*****************BONUS**********************

GET SOME SLEEP THE NIGHT BEFORE ALL EXAMS
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