Unit 6: Test-Taking Strategies

Learning Objectives

After you have completed this unit you should be able to:

  • Describe strategies to help you before you take tests
  • Describe strategies to help you during the test
  • Describe strategies to help you after the test
  • Explain the basic test items (objective, short answer, essay)
  • Discuss common “educated guessing/selecting” strategies in the event you just cannot remember the answer to a given test item despite all of your good efforts at organizing your time, materials, and study blocks.
  • Explain the importance of proper preparation for tests
  • Discuss the importance of having the discipline to prepare
  • Explain how to give yourself the best opportunity to execute well on a test
  • Describe why studying and preparing over a longer period of time is much more beneficial and healthier than cramming for a test

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This chapter is adapted from Unit 6: Test-Taking Strategies in Blueprint for Success in College and Career by Dave Dillon.

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