Take a Break
If you notice you’re getting tired and lazy — you start to skip problems or cut corners — rest your brain.
Halfway through each section, put your pencil down, look away from the test, and think about anything else for two to three minutes. Remember to take these breaks in the middle of a section after you’ve answered questions. Taking a break before doing so will make it tougher to regain your focus.
This article appears in the Winter 2011 issue of ADDitude.
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