Taking a Test or Exam
This module will explain some test-taking strategies that will help you improve your test scores. Research shows that the way we approach tests and exams can have a huge impact on the outcome.
✓ Get enough sleep. You will be better able to answer questions if you are rested and alert.
✓ Read each question carefully. Make sure you understand a question before you answer it.
✓ Answer the questions you know first. Start with the questions you know. Answer the harder questions next.
Online Tests: How to Prepare for Success
Watch this video (The Learning Portal Ontario, 2021) to discover strategies to prepare for an online test or exam.
What to Do Before the Test
Watch this video (The Learning Portal Ontario, 2016) to learn good pre-test habits that can help you prepare for tests.
What to Do During the Test
Watch this video (The Learning Portal Online, 2016) to learn some strategies that you can use during a test to improve your performance.