These ten steps come from
Winning at Math
by Paul Nolting.
Whenever you take a test, try to follow the following sequence of procedures:
1. Memory Data Dump:
Write down information you may forget - formulas, dates, places, etc.
2. Preview Test:
Write your name on the test and review the entire test.
3. Second Memory Data Dump:
Write down additional important information you may forget.
4. Test Progress Schedule:
Decide the best way to get the most points in the least time.
5. Answer Easy Questions:
First, answer the easiest questions with the most points.
6. Skip Difficult Answers:
Read each question twice and set a time limit for solving it - or skip it.
7. Review Skipped Questions:
Recall related information about each question
8. Guess at Remaining Answers:
Do not leave a question blank.
9. Review Entire Test:
Look for mis_read directions and careless errors.
10. Use All Of Your Test Time:
To stop early can mean lost points on your test.