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Testing Skills

Attitude plays a large part in your ability to do well on tests.  Bolstering your confidence is key in doing well on your exam. Below are some strategies and thoughts to keep in mind.  

  • keep your mind on how much YOU know 
  • have a friend or family member quiz you on questions
  • get HAPPY
  • shake your anger or stress that you may be feeling (do a little dance and make yourself laugh)
  • keep positive thoughts in mind whe you have doubt 
  • practice positive reinforcement


Kesselman-Turkel, J., & Peterson, F. (2003). Test-Taking Strategies. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.