Brainiacs Live For “Testing
Pops” to Ace Exams
The heart of Acing exams is not the text, but taking command of your emotions - first. Why? If you are human, you are stressed-out, full-of-tension, and in high anxiety. Your memory has goneSouth, and not to Miami.
Stop now, and take one-minute to close your eyes & take three(3) Diaphragmatic-Breaths, and exhaling, produce the sounds,
-m, Hum-m, Hum-m, & Hum-m, on each breath. Why?
You switch from your agitated, Sympathetic Nervous System, toyour relaxed, Parasympathetic Nervous System. Takes 45-our
1. Every sentence, every clause, has a Core (essence) idea.Aim to discover the KEY THOUGHTS (IDEAS) in the text, and inthe test questions. T
s the Core to ace the exam.
2. Find the core-essence & connect (link) it with some knowledgeyou already know in long-term memory. (What does it remindme of?)
3. Making connections between new-and-old information helpsbuild on a solid foundation to Ace tests, plus learn & remembermore.
4. Mindset: all knowledge is unified, and can be SIMPLIFIED,(learned & remembered), and used to answer questions.Summarize the Key-Points in your own language, & you own it.