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d i re c t i o n s in many standardized testing

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Unformatted text preview: ether you want it to or not. It’s easy to get your concentration back if you simply acknowledge the fact that you’ve lost it and take a quick break. I f Yo u F re e z e B e fo re o r D u r i n g t h e Te s t Don’t worry about a question that stumps you. Mark it and go on to the next question. You can come back to the “stumper” later. Try to put it out of your mind completely until you come back to it. Chances are, the memory block will be gone by the time you return to the question. If you freeze before you even begin the test, here’s what to do: 1. 2. 3. 4. Take a little time to look over the test. Read a few of the questions. Decide which are the easiest and start there. Before long, you’ll be “in the groove.” T I M E S T R AT E G I E S With the strategies in this section, you’ll notice the next timed test you take is not as scary. hints for taking standardized tests 227 Pa c e Yo u rs e l f The most important time strategy is pacing yourself. Before you begin, take just a few seconds to survey the test, noting the number of questions...
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