This semester, be prepared for your exams. Follow these handy hints from the Student Advice Center. Don’t ___ until the night before an exam. The best students revise and learn early and regularly throughout the semester.
A. be wait
D. had waited
Revise each night what you learned in class that day. Reread class notes, assignments, handouts or previous tests and textbooks. ___ key words and points with a colored pen or pencil.
It is very helpful to write summaries of the notes you take in class. If that sounds like too much effort, then you ___ start studying at least two weeks before your exams.
A. had to
Make a study schedule and stick to it, but be realistic about your goals. Don’t try to do too much in one day. Resting is as ___ as studying.
Dear Ms. Whitfield,
Let me answer your questions ___ our scholarship policy. In order to qualify for a scholarship students have to receive at least an A in 90% of their assignments,
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D. my regards to
and no lower than a B+ in the remaining 10%. This is the minimum requirement. Getting the minimum grades does not ___ a scholarship if there are several students whose grades exceed the minimum.
Secondly, students cannot receive a scholarship more than two times. In addition to this, the scholarships cannot be for two consecutive semesters. You ___ a scholarship last semester, so ___ we were unable to offer you a scholarship,
A. were received
C. have received
even though you received an A+ in all of your courses.
Choosing a college
___ a college is one of the most important decisions you will have to make.
A. To choice
D. Having chosen
The following suggestions should help you ___ an informed decision. Visit the school you are considering.
While you are at the school, take some time to look at the equipment and facilities. Talk to lecturers and ___ students. Ask questions that will give you first-hand knowledge about
the school: Do the instructors seem knowledgeable? What is the students’ opinion of the instructors? What ___ they like most and least about the school or program? Finally, look at several schools that offer similar programs. Compare program length, schedule, cost, transferability of course credits, financial aid availability, and any other factors that are important to you.