AUPAR: A Test Prep Strategy

Test Taking Skills for Students: AUPAR Strategy
Many students are quite bright, yet their performance on tests does not reflect their knowledge. For some students, teaching them simple test prep skills can bridge this performance gap. One very successful strategy for helping students perform better on tests is teaching them a simple acronym that helps them take the necessary steps to study well.


  • Assemble all the relevant information from the unit: notes, handouts, textbook chapter(s), etc.
  • Organize the information in a way that makes sense to you. Perhaps place it in a binder or folder so that it will stay together.

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