When a major standardized test is looming, you know you need to prepare – but choosing among the myriad available study materials can be confusing. To make sure you’re as prepared as possible, be sure to know your baseline, select appropriate materials, and study both content and strategy.
Test Taking Techniques for All Grades & Ages
Do you get stressed out as soon as you learn you will be taking a test? Does it seem like you study and study for tests, but panic as soon as the timer starts ticking? It’s normal to have some anxiety when exam time nears, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Discover tried-and-true techniques for exam preparation as well as test-taking strategies that will have you conquering your anxiety and fears, and showing your teachers, and yourself how much you really know.
Have a writing test coming up? Are you going to pass? These steps will guide you through the process of studying and practice writing. Whether you’re not sure where to start, or lost your way somewhere in the middle, these tips can help you stay on track.
Getting ready for the SAT? Learning vocabulary is extremely important for raising your score! Nail down your success on the test. Study these essential vocabulary words that are likely to be asked, and you’ll reach your targeted score, guaranteed.
The absence of a high school diploma can seriously work against you when looking for jobs or applying to colleges. Consider getting your GED to open up new opportunities, and to provide for yourself and your family.
When you’re enrolled in AP Chemistry, all your coursework throughout the semester leads up to the final AP exam at the end of the year. Your grade on this exam can be counted towards college credit at some schools, so make sure you study carefully.
Reading passages are difficult for students because they require focus and stamina in reading in order to correctly answer the questions that typically follow. With the TRAPP strategy, students will learn simple, yet effective steps to reading and analyzing a test passage.
True or false questions are often deceiving as you may think they are easy to answer. You only have the choice of either true or false as your answer. However, these questions can be more difficult than they look. Here are some test taking strategies for true false tests.
A little anxious about a big test coming up? Some students have a hard time calming pre-test jitters no matter how much they’ve studied. If you’re nervous the day before or day of a big test, try some of these tips.
Let’s face it, if you didn’t build up your vocabulary by reading Webster’s Dictionary during those high school Friday night dances, you might want to keep reading this article. Read on for some SAT vocabulary building tips.
“You have 25 minutes to complete the Critical Reading Section of this test. The time starts now.” How many times have you heard those words at the beginning of a test, any test? When those words are said for the PSAT/SAT tests, make sure you are strategic in how you conquer the reading section.
The SAT Critical Reading section should culminate a student’s high school Language Arts’ experience. After four years of reading novels, textbooks, and passage-based handouts, students should be prepared to conquer the SAT Critical Reading. If not, keep reading.
The secret to acing a multiple choice test is to be prepared! Although, these expert tips can’t hurt either.
Picking the right word answer out of 4 or 5 multiple choice options, doesn’t have to be such an anguished decision. Learning how to identify synonyms and antonyms on reading tests may be the key to getting the good grade you want!