Test Turbocharger: Improve Your Exam and Test Scores Today!

Learn these simple, scientifically proven methods to improve your results on any test or exam.
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  • Lectures 33
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
    Other: 5 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2013 English

Course Description

Ready to succeed in school? Lower your stress while improving your confidence and your grades with these scientifically based study and test taking skills. Enjoy short, easy lectures that help you study quickly, memorize with confidence and take tests like a professional.  Students have used these skills to rise to the top of the classes, win competitive scholarships, overcome school difficulties and achieve great results. Taught by School Skills founder and author Chris Tobias, this course can be used by students at any level who want to improve.  Parents can also use these skills to help coach their students into new levels of achievement.

What are the requirements?

  • none

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify personal learning strengths and take advantage of these
  • Demonstrate effective testing skills
  • Take complete, accurate classroom notes
  • Memorize quickly and effectively
  • Prepare for tests quickly and effectively
  • Handle specific test question styles ie comprehension, short essay, etc.
  • Create and use a personal study plan
  • Handle changes in schools, instructors and class levels with ease
  • Manage test stress and anxiety

What is the target audience?

  • Professionals seeking advanced degrees or certifications
  • Parents who want to help their student excel
  • Students who want to improve
  • Students preparing for college or scholarships
  • College level students desiring to handle a larger workload

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

02:12
Learning skills to excel at school can make a huge difference! Here is why this course is different and how it can change your world.
01:41
Sometimes people need fast help for specific testing problems.  Here's a quick guide to help you find answers right away.
Section 1: Easy Ways to Improve Right Now
09:16
Test Stress is one of the biggest problems for people.  It's also one of the easiest things to fix! Learn these Active Relaxation techniques that can help improve exam results right away.
05:34

Here is the system we use to succeed at school. It includes an exercise that helps just about every student. Don't skip this lecture - it helps a lot!

05:47
Every student has ways they learn best. What are yours?  Here is how  you can find out your strengths and learn to enjoy learning.
10 questions
Let's review the concepts from Section #1 to see how you have 'captured' them.  
Section 2: Capturing Information Quickly and Accurately
05:46
Great notes are the key to great learning  Try this unique note taking systemspecifically designed to get you ready for tests.
05:25
Use this worksheet to identify all the types of material you receive at school and then plan how you will store these.
04:52
Nobody likes time management.  Here is a method to help you make time for the things you love and do well in school - all at the same time!
Time Budgets and Time Wasters
07:13
10 questions

Let's check in on the key concepts for this section.

Section 3: Memorize, Study and Still Have a Life
05:33
Want to study more in less time?  Here is how.
04:44
Study groups are one of your best tools for school success.  Here is how to make them work for you.
03:59
No - we're not advocating drugs.  But there are some things that will help you study and others that will hinder. Find out which is which.
04:14
Stumped for the right equation to use on an exam?  Use this simple method to ensure  you're never at a loss again.
08:52
This old memorization method is the newest thing for exams and tests because it works!  Learn how to memorize like a professional.
04:17
Most of your brain is used for visual processing. Why not use it to help with exams too?
04:52
Long lists of names and facts can seem impossible to remember. Use these easy methods to overcome memory blocks and quickly capture everything on the list.
Section 3 Quiz
20 questions
Section 4: Testing Tricks, Traps and Techniques
04:18
Fix these three simple testing problems and  your results can improve right away.
03:59
When the exam asks you to read  some material and then respond with details you can use these tools to get great results.
03:34
Here is an easy method to make sure your are getting top scores on test questions that require a brief, written paragraphs in response.
02:59
Should you change your  answer on a test or 'go with your gut'? The answer may not be what you think.
04:34
Here is how you can win on exams that require lots of calcuations and equations.
03:16
What should you do when you are forced to guess on a test question?  Guess smart!  Here are some techniques to improve your chances of getting your guess right.
03:12
Essay exams have only one question and then you write a long response.  Here's how to quickly build a great essay for your exam.
07:10
Let's pull your  testing skills together with a 'real world' walk through of how to succeed on your next exam.
13 questions

Let's review the concepts and details from this section

Section 5: Going for the Gold
04:21
How do  you get excited about the class or topisc you  don't enjoy?  This is one of the biggest helps for school.
03:12
Competition in school can be fierce.  Here's how to handle it.
03:44
Everyone is tempted to take shortcuts in school.  Here are some things you may not have heard yet about this.
04:11
Some students do great and then … fall apart.  Here's help when things seem to suddenly collapse.
03:35
We all fail sometimes - it's part of learning.  Here is how to turn those failures into  big successes.
02:52
It's hard to stay excited during long, boring school sessions.  Learn how to get excited and stay motivated.
Test Turbocharger Wrap Up
02:43
12 questions
Let's review the concepts and tools from this section
Section 6: BONUS '101 Secrets to Passing Any Test' and More
01:06
Enjoy a complete copy of the best selling school success book '101 Secrets to Passing Any Test'.  And share the knowledge with your friends!
Parents and Educators Printable Hand Outs for Key Study Skills
5 pages

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Instructor Biography

School Skills, Life changing skills with a dose of fun

Chris Tobias is a consultant, trainer and process improvement leader with over 20 years of experience. He teaches on professional skills and personal development topics for large companies, schools and organizations. He has taught on computer science, information technology, time amnagement, academic success, Six Sigma, Project Management, software development and Healthcare information. He founded SchoolSkills.net to help students improve and grow. His book ‘101 Secrets to Passing Any Test’ can be found on most online outlets. He also has been a featured speaker for organizations like Project Management Institute and author of articles.

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