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The Best Food to Fuel a Test

When preparing for a test, people often pay close attention to the long-term aspects, such as studying, keeping healthy, and making sure everything is ready to take the actual test, such as purchasing calculators, notebooks, or other items needed for test-taking. Even the night before, many peopl...

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Test Review Takes Time

Studying for tests is often regarded with dread, and can inspire a truly marvelous job of procrastination, or a “one and done” approach. Most people know and understand that procrastinating, studying too early, or foregoing studying altogether are not ideal test-taking strategies, yet find themse...

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Cracking the Test Question Code

Although many a test question is direct and unflinching in its query, just as many test questions are created with the intent to quantify your ability to not only hold onto and express knowledge, but closely and correctly follow instructions. Many questions will simply ask you to identify the cor...

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Academic and Assessment Vocabulary

While tests, on their own, might inspire some trepidation, much of the anxiety surrounding exams, placement tests, and evaluations comes not only from the content of the test, but the terms used within an exam. After all, tests rarely employ the language used in everyday settings, instead communi...

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Limit Distractions When Preparing for an Exam

Although it comes as no surprise to anyone that studying is an essential part of preparing for an exam, it seems that few people understand how to study most effectively—that is, how to study to maximize impact and minimize distractions. Studying might seem simple enough: read through materials a...

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The Best Food to Fuel a Test

When preparing for a test, people often pay close attention to the long…

Test Review Takes Time

Studying for tests is often regarded with dread, and can inspire a trul…

Cracking the Test Question Code

Although many a test question is direct and unflinching in its query, j…