10 Ways to Prepare for Exams

  1. Have a positive attitude. Positivity leads to success. 
  2. Begin early and space out your studying.
    • If you start 10 days before and study ½ hour a day that is 5 hours of preparations
    • Create summaries of your study sessions
  3. Have specific goals for each study session. Keeps you focused.
  4. Organize your study materials before you start the session. Helps with distractions.
  5. Create your own study materials. Advance organizers, quizzes, mnemonic devices, etc.
  6. Use Technology. Quizlet, Youtube, publisher’s practice questions, Khan Academy, etc.
  7. Take advantage of Campus Resources. Tutors, Writing Center, Professors, CAP Specialists, other students.
  8. Eat Healthy. Not too much and not too little.
  9. Rest. Consistent rest helps the brain to preform .
  10. Good habits create successful people!