The DETER Strategy for Taking Tests

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To do well on a test, you must have good knowledge of the information that is being tested. But you must also have a strategy for taking the test that allows you to show what you know. The DETER strategy can help you do your best on any test. Each letter in DETER reminds you what to do.

D = Directions

E = Examine

T = Time

E = Easiest

R = Review

Using the DETER strategy will help you do better on tests and get better grades.


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