1. Misreading Directions: Ensure you read all directions carefully before starting the test.
2. Careless Errors: Make sure you review your answers before handing the test in.
3. Concept Errors: Study thoroughly to understand rules, properties, and ideas.
4. Application Errors:Try to predict potential questions that may be asked and how to answer them.
5. Test-taking Tips:
- Find out how and where most test questions are answered incorrectly.
- Review the last step in math problems.
- Set time limits for answering questions based on how many marks they are worth.
- Double-check your work.
- Compare work on scratch paper to the answer written on the test paper.
- Don’t leave questions blank – guess for multiple choice, or write something.
- Understand about answer-changing – only change your answer if you are 100 percent sure you need to.
6. Study Errors: Keep track of where your study habits have failed and trying better approaches for the next test