How to do well on a final exam

Michael Leddy has written a great post about the best way to prepare for finals. Check it out here:

How to do well on a final examination

Saying the word “final” is usually enough to bring a classroom to dread-filled silence. Exams can indeed be scary. Studying ahead of time and getting a good night’s sleep are two ways to defuse stress and do well. Here are five more:

1. Overprepare. That might seem like a poor way to study. But over many years of teaching, I’ve found it to be sound advice. It’s much wiser to take an exam too seriously and find it easier than you expected than to wish — when it’s too late — that you’d studied more.

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