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11/09/2017

Tips to Help Your Student Perform Well on an Exam

When it comes to exams, it’s fair to say that students aren’t the biggest fans, despite their importance. If this sounds like a student in your home, below are some tips from The Tutoring Center, Pearland TX which can help to change your child’s mindset by helping them to prepare adequately.

Study!

Too many students think that just because they have a strong knowledge of the subject, they don’t need to study, especially if it’s ‘just for a small quiz.' Whether it’s a small pop-quiz which has no grade weight or an entrance exam, show each exam you take the respect it deserves and study. Consider each exam an opportunity to show the world how smart you are!

Stationery Items

Don’t make the mistake of turning up to an exam without the required stationery items. The night before an exam, sit down and think about all of the items you will use and write them in a list. Use this list to create a small exam case which you can take the next day. Of course, before you leave the house in the morning, be sure to double check you have everything.

Don't Forget Your Name

Believe it or not, many students forget to write their name on their exam and lose the grade they worked hard for. As soon as you are allowed to start the exam, take the time to fill out your name and any other details required.

Use Your Time Wisely

Each exam has a set amount of time to complete it within. Consider looking through each exam to identify questions which you can both answer quickly and correctly. This can be a great way to warm up your brain and to also maximize the points you can gain. Once you have completed these, move on to more challenging questions.

Review

Plan time at the end to review all of the answers you provided, even if this means that you aren’t able to answer one more question. Why? Because it’s easy for a tired hand and a weary brain to communicate and change a 7 to a 4.

One-On-One Tutoring in Pearland, TX Works

These are some great tips which work well as a complement to formal one-to-one tutoring. Speak with The Tutoring Center, Pearland TX at (281) 650-2246 to learn more about how one-to-one tutoring can benefit your student or book your free initial diagnostic assessment.

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