Test Prep

Cliff has answered many Test Prep questions from other students who need a little help on their homework and tests. Browse this list of questions to find out if Cliff has an answer for you.
26 Is there a fun way to learn SAT vocabulary?
27 What books should I read for the AP English Literature exam?
28 How can I make sure I finish the AP essay question in time?
29 Since I made the soccer team, I don't feel like I have enough time to study. Do you have any study tips so I can use my time better and make sure I don't get kicked off the team for my grades?
30 I'm a huge procrastinator. How can I manage my time effectively to catch up on my assignments?
31 What kind or amount of note-taking is optimal? I get lost while making a notation and miss other parts of the lecture.
32 I want to get good grades, so I work hard, but all I ever do is study! Since I never have any time to play, I end up playing during class and get into trouble. I don't even have time to brush my teeth or take a shower I study so much!
33 I study so hard for my tests that I know I know the material, but then I always panic and bomb. How can I reduce my test anxiety?
34 I do really bad on quizzes. I'm okay with tests and homework, but I do horribly on quizzes. What can I do to prepare for quizzes?
35 I've screwed up horribly this semester. I always say I'm going to change my habits, but I always end up getting lazy and doing something else. I want to succeed, but how can I get rid of my own laziness?
36 If you have any music or audio notes playing on tape, CD, or whatever and you fall asleep, is it true that you'll have whatever was played memorized by the time you wake up?
37 I have trouble understanding a book when I read. I try to read so that I can finish the book quickly but still understand what's going on. Could you give me a few tips on how to understand a book while reading at a quick pace?
38 What is the best study method when trying to cram three chapters all at once?
39 What if I have a really bad memory? When I read a page of a book, I can't go back and remember it.
40 Why do some teachers say light a peppermint candle? I mean, I don't think it helps you concentrate.
41 I really suck at taking multiple choice tests. Do you have any suggestions for not psyching myself out before a big test?
42 Is there a WRONG way to study?
43 Are the math questions on the GMAT extremely difficult and complex?
44 Does it matter whether I take the SAT or ACT in my junior year or my senior year of high school?
45 What does AP mean?
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