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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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Understanding How to Take a Test

Although they often seem like cruel creatures, designed to inspire stress and fear, tests are truly intended to measure an individual’s knowledge, assess a teacher’s efficacy, gauge the retention of knowledge, and determine the proper placement of an individual in an educational setting. Although...

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Standardized Test Administration During COVID-19 Pandemic

Last update: 5/18/20 So, just when you thought you had a handle on your test prep, along came COVID-19! Great. Now you need to figure out just when your test will be given. We’re here to help with that. Who Are “We” and Why Do We Care? “We” are Union Test Prep, an online provider of free high ...

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Ten Science-Backed Tips for Passing a Test

Few things in your academic or professional career are as stressful as studying for a big exam. It’s a good idea to boost your chances at doing well in any way possible, but there’s a vast difference between hoping something will bring you “good luck” and actually putting yourself in the best pos...

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Why Do You Need “English Basics?”

In a nutshell, you need to know “English Basics” because English is hard to learn. With all of the rules, and the exceptions to the rules, it can be hard to know what proper usage really is. With the speed at which the English language changes and evolves, it can be hard to keep up with the late...

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