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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 Dont 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 timedont 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 questionshave to stick w/ the principles you have learned...
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