On this fine Halloween 2020, we’re sharing 5 study tips from none other than the queen of the wizarding world, Hermione Granger!
We’ve identified six strategies students use that they think help them prepare for the test…but aren’t really as helpful as they believe and should be avoided. Today we are going to take a look at what students and parents often think they want or need in test prep and what actually works best for students.
Feeling stressed or nervous before a big test like the ACT or SAT is normal. Sometimes normal stress can become test anxiety: a physical, emotional reaction you cannot calm or control. The difference between stress or nerves and test anxiety is one’s ability to calm down and move on. There are a few mental and physical exercises you can perform to reduce test-day nerves and boost your confidence.
Do you keep missing the same kinds of questions during your SAT or ACT study sessions? Not only is this frustrating, but it can keep you from gaining ground in your practice and improving your test score. To stop missing the same questions again and again, you need to learn from your practice – especially the questions you get wrong.