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Hatcher test taking original

  1. 1. College Test Taking<br />From time to time, you will be called upon to “show what you know!” in the arena of Testing.<br />What follows is information designed to aid you in doing your very best…<br />YES!<br />NO!<br />
  2. 2. First & Foremost…<br />Victory!<br />Put the test in perspective.<br />Of course, you want to do your best, but remember:<br />This test is not the end of the world, all you are doing is putting marks on a piece of paper or on a computer screen.<br />Be prepared. Relax. <br />Know that you will pass the test with flying colors.<br />
  3. 3. Planning Your Approach<br />Prepare physically for the exam.<br />Prepare mentally for the exam.<br />Find out about the test.<br />Know what is expected of you.<br />Design an exam plan.<br />Join a study group.<br />Use tutoring and other campus support resources. <br />
  4. 4. Tips for Taking Tests<br />Get a good night’s sleep, eat a hearty breakfast.<br />Bring necessary supplies to class.<br />Relax and control your breathing.<br />Begin by previewing the entire test.<br />Ask any questions regarding the instructions.<br />Don’t linger on hard questions – move on.<br />Don’t get distracted by others finishing before you.<br />Ask for clarification when necessary.<br />Use clues in the test to jog your memory.<br />Re-check your work before handing it in.<br />Before all else!<br />Be Prepared!<br />
  5. 5. Aids to Memory<br />Over-learn the material—go over it again and again. <br />Use multiple senses—read, discuss, draw.<br />Categorize the information.<br />Use mnemonics. <br />Associate ideas to things you already know. <br />Visualize the concepts. <br />Use flash cards. <br />Use rhymes, songs, and acronyms.<br />Ah, yes,I remember <br />it well.<br />