Write an essay where you tell us what test preparation practices work best for you and why.

For me, studying has not always been my strong suit. With a short attention span and a strong dislike for reading, I had to be creative in my attempts to learn the material. I developed a way of studying that plays on the fact that I can be a little competitive and love game shows. I started to make flashcards as I learned the material in class with a couple of need to know facts on the topic. After the lectures on that topic are over and it's getting close to exam time I organize a game night with a couple of friends from that specific class. I make up jeopardy games, forms of family feud, or even matching puzzle like games with the flash cards and turn studying into a really big game. In my opinion, this makes studying fun because I'm with people I enjoy. When you are eating snacks and laughing studying doesn't seem as bad.

Mahogany from Virginia
College Sophomore
Virginia commonwealth university