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Top 10 Tips for Effective Test Taking

Your palms are sweaty, your mind is racing, and your anxiety level is out of this world. That's right...it's exam time! Exams are a stressful time for any student. Nerves can get the best of you, no matter how many hours you studied or how many note cards you made. We have some great stress-reducing suggestions to help you focus, relax, and ace that next big exam.

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Eat a Healthy Breakfast


Never take a test on an empty stomach! A healthy breakfast is the first step in properly preparing for an exam. Fuel the brain with whole wheats, fruits, and even nuts in the morning to give your best performance.

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