Academic Skills

Exam Strategies

Improve your experience with test taking! Get motivated to prepare for exams, check your mindset, and learn practical tips to use when taking exams.

Learning Module

Watch the module below to hear an overview of the topic by a THINK TANK Learning Specialist. This module will take approximately 8 minutes (or about 15-20 minutes with added video and activities).

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Resource Documents

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  ▪  Learn which strategies and THINK TANK resources may be best for you
  ▪  Critically reflect on what went well and where you can improve after an exam
  ▪  General strategies and tips for multiple choice exams
  ▪  Tips on multiple choice, fill in the blank, essay, and short answer questions on exams
  ▪  Test taking tips for before, during and after an exam

If you want to go deeper into any of the content or learn more about how each topic applies to you, meet with an Academic Skills Tutor or attend a FREE Workshop. We are here to support you!