Preparing for your first college quizzes and tests

August 8, 2012

After enrolling in a postsecondary institution with the help of grants for parents and scholarships for moms, you're likely eager to hit the books. However, if it's been some time since you last attended school, you may be unprepared for the challenges of higher education.

In college, the coursework tends to be rigorous and the exams can be downright brutal. If you haven't been in an academic program for years, the intensity might shock you. However, there are a few ways you can make sure you're always ready to handle the tests and quizzes that professors send your way. recommends studying early to get a head start on the coursework before the exam. Although you might be inclined to procrastinate and crunch later on, starting early can make the studying process less stressful.

If you're the type of person that does better in groups, see if you can get together with some of your classmates to study. A study group can keep you all focused learning the coursework.

Finally, using different study tactics to memorize your coursework can help you absorb the information in a more effective manner. Consider flashcards or make quizzes for yourself to use before the test. In the end, you'll be more prepared and less stressed out as you head to your next exam.

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