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Student Success Guide

Test Taking Tips

Which Test Taking outcome sounds best for you?
Earning more points--getting better grades: 1470 votes (43.93%)
Being able to show what I've learned: 968 votes (28.93%)
To overcome my test anxiety: 908 votes (27.14%)
Total Votes: 3346

Beat your test anxiety by being prepared!

Utilize the resources below to help you best prepare for tests.

Meeting with a Peer Educator: Maximize your academic skills so you can work more efficiently and save time and effort. Having someone 'in your corner' who can share tips and strategies with you is a great way to work smarter, not harder!

Here's how: 

Study Aids:


Doing well on tests is about more than knowing the information.  Improve your test taking/prep abilities and make the most of what you know!

Learn test taking and prep tips and strategies from the folks who know--Peer Tutors.  They have been where you are and can help you maximize your test scores. To connect with a tutor, make an appointment in Tutor Match! Click here for step-by-step instructions.  You'll select Success Skills in the Topic drop down and then select Test Taking/Prep from the Subject drop down menu.

One way to be as successful as possible is to be aware of your current situation so you can make a plan to improve (Metacognition).  The same is true for learning skills like test taking and prep.  The resources below will help you do just that:

**For more tutoring resources, visit the box to the left. 

Test Taking Resources