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Test Taking Tips and Strategies

Test Taking Tips and Strategies

Author: Kristina Jacobs
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To offer test taking tips and strategies

This packet goes over test taking tips and strategies to improve your score.

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Tutorial

#1 Test Taking Tip - THE BRAIN DUMP

Brain Dump

The Brain Dump is where you write down all of the formulas, facts, or other information you are afraid you're going to forget in the margins or on the back of a page as soon as you have your test in hand, before you read anything else!

This will lower the anxiety you feel when first starting the test and put a stop to the fear that you're going to get confused by seeing all the wrong answers as options on the test.

Source: Kristina Blasen, Image from http://bumpybrains.com/comics.php?comic=68

Test Taking Tips and Strategies

This is a PowerPoint slide show with test taking tips and strategies.

Source: Kristina Blasen, University of Minnesota Student Academic Success Center (SASS)

Baroque Classical Music (for listening while you study)

Baroque Classical Music has been shown in research studies to help you focus while studying. No other type of music has been shown to increase study efficiency.

Baroque Garden for Concentration - No. 7 (for listening while you study)

Baroque Garden for Concentration - No. 7 - research has shown that listening to Baroque Classical Music while studying can increase your focus and recall.

Baroque Garden for Concentration - No. 1 (for listening while you study)

Baroque Classical Music can help you study.