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.

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