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Tips to Help Your Student Prepare for an Exam

As much as students don’t enjoy them, exams are an important aspect of their educational path. However, often times a student’s hesitation to sit an exam isn’t due to their lack of confidence in their abilities, but simply because the idea of any exam is overwhelming. If your student returns home with exam results which are lower than they are capable of achieving, The Tutoring Center, Herndon VA has the following post which can help them prepare for an exam and take it on with a good mindset.
  • Despite how much you think you know about the subject or how basic the quiz is, there is no better way to prepare than to study. This could mean reading over notes on the bus to school right through to hours of studying each night after school. Whichever gets the job done, be sure to spend the time doing it.
  • There will be a number of items that you need to complete the exam; be sure to pack them in a small case the night before. Remember, there isn’t likely to be anything available, so make sure you have everything you will need, including any measuring equipment.
  • Once you are looking at your exam and the examiner tells you to start, be sure to write your name, class, and all other identification questions which are required. While you might think that this is a silly tip to give, you would be surprised at just how many students miss out on receiving a mark for their hard work just because they forgot to write their name on the exam.
  • Once you have this done, it’s time to look through the exam to identify any questions or sections which you believe will be easier and others which you anticipate will provide quite the challenge. Complete the easier questions first and then focus on the harder questions, starting with those which offer higher points.
  • Even if you have a few questions left on the exam to work through, take some time before the exam time ends to review the answers you did complete. Why? Because while you are 100 percent sure that you wrote a 7, there is a chance that you were so eager to complete the answer you were so sure you knew that your hand wrote a 4.

One-To-One Tutoring in Herndon, Va

These are great tips which can work as a complement to formal one-to-one tutoring in Herndon, VA. Speak with The Tutoring Center, Herndon VA today by calling 703-362-2474 and book your free initial diagnostic assessment where a trained learning professional can answer any questions you have about the benefits of one-to-one tutoring in Herndon, VA.


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