Read through the exam
Reading through the whole exam you can
know what is expected of you
prioritize items on the test
Carefully read the instructions Make sure you are answering the question that is being asked!
Often students know how to solve a problem, but they misread or misinterpret the question itself
Check that you have correctly rewritten the problem If you use a scratch piece of paper make sure that you correctly rewrite the problem.
Don’t skip steps. Start from the beginning;
Clearly, write each step of the solution Be neat and don’t rush writing numbers down.
Keep checking your solution as you are working.
Neatness makes it easier to recheck your work;
Double check your math, especially your calculator entries Double check your calculator work immediately.
The chances of hitting a wrong number are high, but the chances of hitting the same wrong number are not;
Don’t Dilly Dally If you get stuck on a problem move on and come back to it later.
When you are finished, recheck all your work.