Everyone wants to be able to write tests effectively to achieve the marks they truly deserve. Writing tests can be stressful. Everyone approaches tests differently, with different strategies and skills. The following information provides Career High students with approaches and tips for writing tests, plus other websites with more tips
Students know that they need to study and that they should probably start well in advance of the exam, but students may not actually know how to study.
When preparing for a test, give yourself time to cover the information. Cramming is not the answer. It clogs up your short term memory, when in reality you want to store information for tests in your long term memory. One way to learn material is to break it up into smaller chunks to review. A common mistake is trying to cram and learn new information the night before a test. This ususally doesn't work well, students can confuse themselves by taking on too much new information, and sometimes the new information is not always accurate.
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