test taking Strategies for Nursing Courses

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Unformatted text preview: Test taking Strategies for Nursing Courses e eStudying Strategies: □ Study in a way that checks your understanding □ Allow appropriate time □ For hi-fact content---read as you go along. Review content at least 2X □ Create review sheets/note cards prior to test (sometimes 1X w/ group; 1X on own) □ Consider time and content prioritization □ Mnemonics, study aids □ Even if a powerpoint or handout is detailed, add own notes, reword concepts during lecture eTest Preparation: □ Attitude □ Relaxing activity at least part of the night before □ Don’t over caffeinate or smoke excessively □ Get adequate fluids, meal/snack high in protein □ Sleep! and complex carbs 30-60” prior (minimize sugar) eDuring Test: □ Paper-and-pencil test: If stuck on question, make a choice; mark it and come back if you have time—don’t waste time hemming over it □ Take each question on its own and read question and all answers completely before jumping to make a choice □ Realize you may feel like you are missing questions—have to stick w/ the principles you have learned...
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