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Study Tips: Mapping an Essay

Use a Google Maps approach to find your way through essay tests

By Texas State SLAC

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Map your way through composing an essay.

When you read an essay question, do you get a headache? Does your brain go blank? Try comparing taking essay tests to using Google Maps. Principles that achieve good map search results also work for answering essay questions. Continue reading

Study Tips: Multiple-choice Exams

The decisive moment: Essential tips for taking multiple-choice exams

By Texas State SLAC

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Use helpful strategies for taking multiple-choice exams.

When you get your exams back, do you hear yourself say, โ€œWhy did I mark that answer?โ€ You might want to rethink how you take multiple-choice exams. Aside from studying to master the content being tested, hereโ€™s a step-by-step process to ensure that your test-taking skills are at their best when multiple choice gets tricky. Continue reading