The case of that sinking feeling 1. What mistakes did Debbie make in her test preparation that probably harmed her performance ?the mistakes Debbie made were she didn’t study and she didn’t take notes while she was studying for her essay. 2. What mistakes did Debbie make during the that hurt her ?the mistake Debbie made was to leave the majority of the multiple-choice questions she left blank. 3. What was right about debbies initial approach to the test ?she felt confident that she would pass. 4. What should Debbie have done differently in calculating the amount of time to devote to each portion of the test ? Debbie should have given herself more time for studying and she should have taken a lot more notes. 5. What specific strategies would have helped Debbie with the multiple-choice questions ? Debbie could have di the ones she knew first and made a good guess on the others. And the essay she could have did the essat before she took the multiple-choice questions. 6. If your were in debbie’s shoes what would you do with only 10 minutes left in the test ?if I was in debbie’s shoes I would have just tried the best I could.