Top 5 Test Taking Tips

Is your child taking a standardized test like the SAT, ACT, GRE, MCAT, or GMAT? Follow These 5 Tips to Become a Better Test Taker

1.       Inahle-Exhale. Practice your breathing during mock exams. Don’t let any single question throw you off. It is better to skip and move on then become frustrated and freeze.

2.       Rehearse your routine. If your exam is in the morning, make sure you wake up at the same time for 5 days prior to your exam.

3.       No cramming. Studying for an important exam like the SAT or ACT is a gradual process. Try to devote 30 minutes per day to preparation rather than saving everything for the last minute.

4.       Forget the stakes. Luckily, all students can retake standardized. Many colleges and universities superscore as well. Don’t tell yourself that this is your only chance to excel on the exam. Remember, you can always retake.

5.       FOCUS. Do not let anything distract you the day of the exam. Do not sit near anyone who you know. If someone near you is coughing or sneezing, request to be moved immediately. Keep your eyes on your exam. Don’t let your eyes or mind wander. Remove all distracting thoughts and PERFORM!

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About the Author
Sarah Weltman is a leading test prep expert in the New York/New Jersey area. She enables students to achieve outstanding scores on many standardized tests, including the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT. Sarah completed her master’s degree in Economics from NYU in 2010. She graduated with her B.A. from NYU in 2009, summa cum laude and phi beta kappa. During her time at NYU, Sarah was a Presidential Honors Scholar and was a member of the Dean’s List for Academic Achievement. Upon her graduation, she received the Founders Day Award as well as departmental recognition for having the best undergraduate thesis in the International Relations Program. As the founder of Tutoring Solutions Group, she has personal involvement with all students who receive assistance from us. Her commitment to student and parent satisfaction is unparalleled in the education and test prep field.
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