Standardized Testing is inevitable

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Standardized Testing Standardized Testing is inevitable, whether it’s your SAT’s, ACT’s or GRE’s, at some point in our life we all will probably take it. Standardized testing is a test that is “administered and scored in a consistent manner”. Whatever the reason for testing may be, these same simple test taking strategies can be followed for any standardized test to ensure that you do your best. In order to prepare for such tests, give yourself a few weeks before the actual day of the test. No matter how many preparations have been done, do not let anxiety get in the way; therefore, giving yourself time in advance to get familiarized with the material can help you relax. Anxiety can cause conflicting results because people often times “freeze” or forget what they have studied or practiced for. To help you relax, make your preparations in advance so there is no need to rush the night before or the actual day of the test. Register for the test as early as possible or it can add to your stress. Relaxing and ensuring yourself a goodnight’s sleep prior to the test will calm you down. Go to bed early the night before to give your mind as much rest as possible. Often times a new environment can throw off our thought process from where we originally practiced; therefore, on the day of the test come early to get familiar with the surroundings and choose, if possible, a seat that allows you to be in the most comfortable position. Showing up early is also a good idea in case anything goes wrong, for example if you
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course EN 102 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Montgomery CC.

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