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How Effective Are My Exam Preparation Methods
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  1.  Respond to each statement below.

  2.  Calculate your score.

  3.  Review your selection and get our advice and comments on your responses.

  4.  Click each question for more information.
 
 

1: I think of exams as a chance to find out how well I have mastered the concepts I have been studying.

Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]

2: I know when my exams are scheduled, what they will cover and whether questions will be objective or essay.

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Usually [10 pts]

3: I complete my reading and homework as they are assigned so I don't end up cramming at the last minute.

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Usually [10 pts]

4: I identify the material I need to study and then schedule time to review it over several days.

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Usually [10 pts]

5: I review each chapter/topic systematically, starting with the oldest information first.

Never [0 pts]
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Usually [10 pts]

6: I use the headings and subheadings in lecture notes and textbook chapters to organize information and predict exam questions.

Never [0 pts]
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7: I make study guides, charts, outlines, summary sheets, etc. to condense material and show the relationships of ideas.

Never [0 pts]
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Usually [10 pts]

8: I review actively by asking myself questions and then answering them in my own words.

Never [0 pts]
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Usually [10 pts]

9: I keep reviewing concepts until I understand them well enough to explain them to someone else.

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Usually [10 pts]

10: I get at least 5 or 6 hours of sleep the night before an exam.

Never [0 pts]
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Usually [10 pts]


 

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