Taking a certification exam can be nerve wracking. You will debate yourself, second guess yourself and defy your instincts. This leads me to today’s testing tip. When answering the questions on your exam, remember always that your first instinct when answering a question is usually right. We often feel instinctively that a certain answer is correct. Well, the good news is that your instinct is probably correct. More often than not, when second guessing ourselves, we change a correct answer, … Read the rest
So you made it through class and you are preparing to take your exam. Congratulations ! But it’s not quite over yet. Now you just have to pass your exam. I have a couple of easy tips that you can use to help you prepare for the big day.
First of all you want to be sure that you have practiced all of the skills for the hands-on section of the test. Practice even the simple things. Because you don’t know … Read the rest
Your next step towards diving into your career, is probably the most nerve wracking. This leads me to my next tip on preparing for your certification exam. This tip is possibly the most important for those of you who suffer from testing anxiety. For a few weeks before you are due to take your test, practice some relaxation and distraction techniques. These will help you to be able to relax as you take the test, and will help allow the … Read the rest
So, it’s getting closer to the big day. The day when you make all of your hard work and sacrifice pay off by earning your certification. Are you ready ? There are many ways that you can prepare yourself other than just by studying. Incorporating some of these tips will help you increase your chance of success. For this session let’s focus on mental preparation for the exam. The best preparation that you can have in this area is to complete … Read the rest