If your test is in the morning, set your alarm and have a backup alarm set as well.
Eat something before a test. Having food in your stomach will give you energy and help you focus, but avoid heavy foods that can make you groggy.
Try to show up at least 5 minutes early to class the day of the exam.
Use the restroom before walking into the exam room.
Bring these things with you to the exam:
- at least two pens/pencils with good erasers
- any resources that your instructor permits during testing
- a watch - so that you can better pace yourself
You're all prepared and ready to take the test! Next, learn about some of the most common test-taking tips and strategies you can apply during the test.