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Exam Prep

The library offers many resources to help you prepare for and write many different types of exams:

Individual assistance

  • Book an appointment
    For advice and information on effective preparation and writing strategies for all types of exams. Appointments are free and confidential and are available throughout the exam period

Online tools & videos

Information on preparing for and writing exams

  • Succeed at exams
    Helpful study strategies and an overview of important steps such as time planning and preparing to study
  • Multiple choice exams
    Strategies for preparing for and writing multiple choice exams, with advice for common problems encountered in this exam format
  • Preparing for essay exams
    Strategies for how to study for essay exams and write practice questions
  • Writing essay exams
    Strategies for writing essay exams, including planning and understanding essay questions
  • Short-answer exams
    Strategies for studying and writing short-answer exams
  • Problem-solving exams
    Strategies for organizing information, approaching problems, doing practice problems, solving difficult problems, writing the exam, and analysing your exam performance
  • Lab exams
    Strategies to assist you when studying for lab exams
  • Bell-ringer exams
    Learn more about how to succeed at bell-ringer exams
  • Analyzing exam errors
    How to recognize the types of errors you made and develop strategies for reducing them in the future

Online resources are available. Visit our online research, writing, and learning support page to learn more.

For more help with exam preparation, check out our upcoming workshops, or book an online appointment.

The library is committed to ensuring that members of our user community with disabilities have equal access to our services and resources and that their dignity and independence is always respected. If you encounter a barrier and/or need an alternate format, please fill out our Library Print and Multimedia Alternate-Format Request Form. Contact us if you’d like to provide feedback: lib.a11y@uoguelph.ca