MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ACADEX: MIT Center for Academic Excellence

Mastering Tests: Final Exams

As you approach final exams you need to shift your perspective from a local/subject view (preparing for relatively short tests on limited material), to a global/term view (preparing for several large, comprehensive tests that occur at the same time). Consider the following:

Here's a set of useful steps:

Succeeding in final exams is the culmination of all the work you've done to improve your study and test-taking skills, manage your time, and maintain your health through the term. Staying organized and managing stress as finals approach will translate into solidified knowledge and your best grades.