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The Tests and Exams - Test Taking Strategies

Kalani Fujiwara will introduce you to ways to improve your test taking skills.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Lama 118 (Library)
10:45 am - 11:48 am

General Outline of Workshop

Fear: The most powerful human motivator (Help = TRIO center or your counselor)

The Don'ts in exams and test taking.

Don't take exams and tests lightly

Don't Procrastinate!

Don't think negative

Way before the exam or test day (POWER OF POSITIVE ATTITUDE! "No fear")

Instructor is you ally! - Don't fear them

Set up a Study Schedule

Visualize Success

Study Tips from Kalani

Tip #1: Always have a study buddy or a rival

Tip #2: Study like a game like patterns.

Tip #3: Study from the easiest topics to the hardest.

Tip #4: Study from the most immediate exam to the last exam.

Preps, Preps, Preps...

During the test

...Visualize Success, skim, read and follow directions, do easy questions first, review your answers...

Essay exams: spend 5 minutes making a small outline, focus in the question

Do ease questions first

Review the test

2nd answer Syndrome

After the test

After getting back the exam/test back:

check the correct answer

Analyse your test errors


Analyze your exam preps

Reward yourself


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