The great American football coach Vince Lombardi famously said, "Practice doesn't make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect."
When it comes to preparing for your standardized test, practice is obviously an important component of your ultimate success. But how you practice matters. So what are the components of "perfect" practice and what should you be doing to ensure that your practice sessions are as effective as possible and will translate to a high score on test day?
To help shed light on this important topic, we're joined in this episode of The Dominate Test Prep Podcast by Mike Bergin, founder of Chariot Learning and founding President of the Board of Directors of the National Test Prep Association. We discuss:
Study time is precious, so you don't want to just go through the motions during your practice and then wonder why your scores aren't improving. If you take to heart and implement the mindsets and strategies we discuss in this episode, we're confident that the benefits you derive from your practice will improve -- and by extension, your results on test day will improve as well. Enjoy!
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Here are some studies and articles with additional tips and insight into effective practice:
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We also encourage you to check out Episode 82 of the "Tests and the rest" podcast where Mike interviewed Brett about "The Inner Game of Testing."
A DOSE OF MOTIVATION
“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” — Aristotle