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11/09/2017

Steps to Take an Exam Effectively

When it comes to exams, students don’t often consider them an enjoyable activity. However, with the following tips from The Tutoring Center, Greer SC, they will definitely feel better about heading into their next exam.
  • The best way to prepare for an exam is still to prepare for the exam! This means focused study time so that you can recall the knowledge which you expect to be on the exam.
  • There will be a number of items you need to complete the exam, such as pens, pencils, markers, and any measuring tools which may be required to draw diagrams. Pack these into a small case the night before and double check its contents before you leave the house.
  • While it may seem like a strange tip, it’s important that you take the time to identify yourself on your exam. Believe it or not, many students forget this simple task and end up with no score because the examiners aren’t able to identify their exam.
  • Once you are all set, take a look through the exam and identify any questions which you believe you can answer quickly. Once you have these, look for questions which, while posing a decent level of challenge, are more heavily weighted than others of the same level. With this identification, complete the easier questions first and then make your way through the rest of the questions that offer more points.
  • It’s important that you take the time to review your answers before you finish your test, even if this means sacrificing the time to answer one more question. The reason for this is to ensure that all of your answers made their way onto the paper correctly. Often, the student will rush writing answers and believe they have written the correct one. However, a simple lack of paying attention can turn a 7 to a 4 and suddenly the entire answer is wrong.

Tutoring in Greer, SC Works

When it comes to preparing for an exam, these tips are a great complement to formal one-to-one tutoring in Greer, SC. Speak with The Tutoring Center, Greer SC at (864) 655-4664 to learn more or to book your free initial diagnostic consultation.

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