How you prepare for a test can be the difference between a low score and a high score. How do you prepare?:
Study well in advance, don't cram
Study to learn and understand
Follow a regular study schedule
Use a quality study materials: text books, flashcards, practice study guides, practice tests, etc.
Highlight key points in your notes and for open book tests, tab and highlight your code or book
Utilize discussion groups
Visualize test success
Get a good rest the night before. Even though you may feel a bit anxious the day before the test, it is important that you give your brain a rest. During the test, you must be clear of mind and able to nimbly move from question to question. Do not study late into the night. You know the material more than you realize.
8 Test Taking Tips
How should you take tests to get the best grade? These proven test taking techniques will increase your score and lower your stress!.
Get to the test location early
Read & understand each question
Form an answer in your mind
Read all the answers
Eliminate obviously wrong answers
Don't get stuck on hard questions
Maintain a positive attitude... It is important to keep your composure during the test. Having a good attitude will allow you to get through the challenging parts of an exam and avoid bogging down.