Most people love this time of year, making plans for their holiday shopping, festive decorating, and yummy baking. But for college students, heading back to school the weekend after Thanksgiving marks the start of — dun, dun, dun — exam season! High school students don't have it much better, with the final SAT of the year coming up this Saturday. Let's take a look at About.com's best studying and test-taking tips to make sure these pesky exams don't get in the way of anyone's holiday cheer.
One secret to studying success is to find the style that works for you. If you're anything like I was in college, you'll use the holiday season to your advantage! Study for an hour? Eat a Christmas cookie as a reward. But here's what the professionals have to say when it comes to the basics of studying.
With all of the papers, tests, and exams, this can quickly become the most wonderful stressful time of the year for students. But this guide to surviving the end of the semester should help you prepare for, manage, and reduce the stress of the season.
The SAT has changed a lot since many of us took it. But it is still one of the most important tests any high school student will take, which is why many of them take it multiple times in hopes of improving their scores. But what do those numbers really mean on college applications anyway?
Are your no. 2 pencils sharpened? Did you eat your brain food? When the big test day comes, don't take any chances. With these 15 test-taking tips, you'll walk into the classroom feeling confident and prepared.