- Navigating Difficulties
- Staying Motivated
- Study Tools and Academic Resources
- Managing Your Time
- How Do You Learn?
- Getting the Most from Class Time
- Reading Techniques
- Preparing for Tests
- Consulting with Faculty
- Collaborating with Peers
- Understand Your Grades
- Course-Specific Strategies
Preparing for exams involves purposeful effort and an awareness of the specific kind of exam you will face. In addition to good note-taking, you must also consider how you will be tested. Follow the tips on this page for an overview of making long-term exam preparation plans.
The most effective strategy for preparing for exams is by actively reviewing new material throughout the semester.
You should assess your study environment and objectives, organize information, anticipate questions, test yourself using previous exams and/or notes to prepare for your next exam.
Consider these healthful practices as well as the types of exams you will be taking.
Anxiety is a normal response to any performance-related activity. You can take steps to help alleviate your difficulties by preparing, analyzing what needs to be done, and learning to relax.