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Preparing for Tests and Exams

Preparing for Tests and Exams

Exam Preparation

Multiple choice, short answer, calculations, or essay style - so many types of exams to prepare for! Even though no one loves them, tests and exams are an important part of learning. They help you connect all the pieces of a course into a meaningful whole and provide valuable feedback on your learning. Don't worry! We have lots of resources to help you get ready.

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Before, During, & After Your Exam

Tips for preparing for and writing your exams.

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Types of Exams

Multiple choice, short answer, calculations, or essay style - whatever the format, we can help!

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How should I study for an online exam?

How to prepare for online exams and strategies for open book and timed multiple choice exams.

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In-Person Exam Etiquette

What kind of testing will there be at university? Learn how to prepare for and adjust to transitioning back to in-person exams.

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Test Anxiety

Managing Exam Stress

Tests and exams can come with lots of emotions. Everyone gets nervous before a big exam, but test anxiety impacts some students more than others. Explore our resources for approaching exams more calmly and confidently.

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Workshops

  • Exam Prep
  • Managing Academic Stress
  • Math & Science Study Tips
  • Memory
  • Time Management
  • Secrets of Academic Success

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