# User:Babceo/Preparing to Take a Test

User:Babceo/Preparing to Take a Test//CREATE AND FOLLOW A PLAN Home page PREPARING TO TAKE A TEST OUTLINE

I CREATE AND FOLLOW A PLAN A. Will Relax You B. Will Let You Manage Your Time Appropriately C. Will Increase Your Overall Test Score II GENERAL STRATEGIES

       A.	Know your Test
B.	Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses
C.	Create a study plan
D.	Know specific types of questions on your exam
E.	Evaluate your  test taking stress level


III PLAN BASED ON TEST AND LEVEL OF ANXIOUSNESS

       A.	Read Test Specifics
B.	Find And Review Test Preparation Materials
C.	Develop A Study Plan


IV THE PLAN A. Register For Test B. Test Preparation C. Two Days Before The Test D. Day Before The Test E. Day Of The Test F. During The Test

V THOUGHT PROCESSES A. Negative thoughts B. Reducing the Anxiety (Table)

VI TEST ANXIETY

       A.	Physical
B.	Emotional
C.	Behavioral
D.	Cognitive
E.	General Strategies


VII TEST STRATEGIES

       A.	General Strategies
B.	Multiple Choice
C.	True/False
E.	Essay
F.	Cloze Test (Fill-In The Blank)
G.	Word Formation (Change The Form Of The Word)
H.	Listening Comprehension
I.	Writing Sample
K.	Oral Sample


VIII WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE PROCTOR (MONITORS)

       A.	Will Assure That The Tests You Are Taking Are Administered Fairly
B.	Will Deliver Test Material To Each Candidate
C.	Will Give Directions
D.	Will Monitor Candidates During Testing Process
E.	Will Assist Candidates In Case Of Illness Or Emergencies
F.	Will Collect Testing Material At The End Of The Test


IX HOW TO TAKE THE TEST

       A.	Budget your time.
B.	Make Sure You Are Answering The Correct Test Question In The Correct Test Booklet, Sheet, Etc.
C.	Do Not Insist On Completing Each Question Before Going To The Next.
D.	If Possible, Go Through The Entire Test, Answering Question You Are Sure You Know.
E.	Go Through The Tests A Second Time Working Out The Answers To More Difficult Questions.
Really Difficult Questions.
G.	If You Have A Strong Feeling About A Question When You First Answer It, Don’t Go Back And Change It
Later.
H.	Play The Odds:  If You Don’t Know The Answer, Write Something.  In A 4 Choice Multiple -Choice
Question You Have A 25% Chance Of Being Right.
I.	Do Not Cheat! There Are Consequences.


X WHEN YOU FINISHED THE TEST

       A.      Raise your hand when you are finished with the test.
B.      Return all testing material including scrap paper to proctor.
C.      Collect all your belongs before leaving the building.


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