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Essay question has too many permutations or am I overthinking this?

For my son’s high school history class, he has been assigned an in-class argument/opinion essay. The teacher ended most of the lecturing this week and has given them time to prepare thesis statements for the essays. Here is where it starts to get complicated (at least to my son and me): [more inside]
posted by bionic.junkie on Oct 8, 2014 - 25 answers

Advice on how to study for an approaching exam

I'm a university student and I have a math exam in 10 days. I didn't really study much and only covered about 25% of the required material. In order to pass this exam (based on other people's experiences and my own evaluation) I would need to study about 10 hours per day for the next few days. But there's a problem - I've never done so much studying in such a short time frame. [more inside]
posted by _Seeker_ on Aug 20, 2014 - 11 answers

Hello, darkness, my friend! (and guilt, and the bar exam)

The bar exam is in 3 weeks. I'm feeling overwhelmed with guilt. Guilt I'm not studying enough. Guilt I'm not researching and writing briefs for work fast enough. And tremendous guilt that I've been a straight-up asshole with my family and friends. I'm not good at this balancing act. [more inside]
posted by chloe.gelsomino on Jul 3, 2014 - 17 answers

Let's Take Some Tests!

This FPP on the Putnam math tests made me wonder: what other outside-of-school exams or tests are out there that have some kind of competitive element? And how many of them are open to the public? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 27, 2014 - 10 answers

Postponing Exam due to Extreme Anxiety

I have a exam this Wednesday. I am also going through extreme anxiety. I am diagnosed with anxiety disorder. Last fall I went to the hospital due to extreme anxiety over constant pains which caused me to be suicidal. I ended up seeing a psychologist and social worker regularly. Do you think it would be acceptable to get a doctors note to postpone this exam until my bout of extreme anxiety passes.
posted by Jack V on Feb 17, 2014 - 25 answers

How to Score Higher on a Close-Booked English Lit. Exam Under Pressure?

Want methods for memorization, time management, and other study tips... [more inside]
posted by lorn on Jan 10, 2014 - 11 answers

Wisconsin DNR wildlife technician exam- can I study for it?

I am hoping there are some metafites out there that have taken this exam and can tell me what to expect. Unlike other wildlife wildlife position exams, there is no option to "preview exam." Roughly how many questions is it? What type of questions and how should I study? I really want to get this job! Any advice you can give me will be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
posted by biograd08 on Apr 30, 2013 - 0 answers

Bar Exam Playlist

I am putting together a playlist for bar exam preparations. I am looking for songs that will help ease the pain of studying and have compiled a few from a range of genres. What else can I add to this to make it the ultimate inspirational list of songs? Here are some that I have already chosen: Isley Brothers - Work to Do Jay Z - 99 Problems LL Cool J - Mama said knock you out Beyonce - Run the World (girls) David Bowie - Under Pressure ODB - Got your money Fugees - Killing me softly
posted by allthingsconsidered on Apr 19, 2013 - 6 answers

How best to improve my written and spoken Spanish skills in 6 months?

Ayudeme a decir a la gente que tienen alta presion arterial. [more inside]
posted by queens86 on Feb 6, 2013 - 21 answers

Where can I get a physical exam?

Where can you go to get a very thorough physical exam? [more inside]
posted by denverco on Oct 22, 2012 - 11 answers

Pennies from heaven?

I had a routine ladyparts exam a few months ago. It qualified as "preventive care" and I didn't have to pay a copay. (Yay! Thank you, ACA!) I got a rundown of what they charged my insurance a month or two ago -- one of those THIS IS NOT A BILL things -- and promptly lost/forgot about it, since I owed nothing. Today I got a check, made out to me, from the doctor's office for a couple hundred bucks. Do I get to keep it? [more inside]
posted by fiercecupcake on Jul 14, 2012 - 10 answers

Licensed to ________

Licensed to _______ : What are some cool/random/interesting licenses or certifications I can earn? [more inside]
posted by jph on May 9, 2012 - 36 answers

A Concise AP Euro Outline?

Where can I find good study materials for the AP European History Exam? [more inside]
posted by Flood on May 9, 2012 - 14 answers

Big E! I think. And then it gets blurry.

Question about the eye exam necessary to get a Pennsylvania drivers license. [more inside]
posted by Diskeater on Apr 18, 2012 - 6 answers

GMAT Prep

GMAT prep software? [more inside]
posted by TKL0125 on Mar 9, 2012 - 3 answers

Le souris est sur le table... la chat est sur la chaise... le sange est sur la branche. Et je suis le président du Burundi.

DILF? DELF? DALF? Which French foreign language exam is right for me - and how should I prepare for it? [more inside]
posted by jph on Feb 14, 2012 - 5 answers

How does a non-science major structure a self-guided science/engineering course of study?

How does a non-science major structure a self-guided science/engineering course of study? [more inside]
posted by holterbarbour on Dec 23, 2011 - 9 answers

How to approach a professor after failing exam? Professor won't let students look at old exams as a policy.

How to approach a professor after failing an exam? Professor won't let students look at old exams as policy. So don't know what questions to focus on or why I got questions incorrect. Any insight would be appreciated. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 3, 2011 - 15 answers

How do I get through all of these books????

How do I tackle studying for the CFA exam? [more inside]
posted by triggerfinger on Nov 2, 2011 - 4 answers

Easy online assessments?

My father (65yo) has a small business teaching English as a foreign language to adults. He doesn't teach from scratch, but rather teaches those who already have a basic understanding of English. To do this, he asks all who apply to first complete a 2-page basic language assessment. He has recently created a website, and would like to be able to include the assessment online, preferably embedded on the website, or as a link to an assessment site. What software or site would easily help him do this? [more inside]
posted by Petrot on Oct 26, 2011 - 4 answers

I never want to find out I have three months to live.

How do you know when your "not feeling well" is an actual cause for concern? Two people I know have been diagnosed with cancer and then passed away very shortly afterwords after seemingly common/benign symptoms. [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Jul 19, 2011 - 20 answers

Athabasca University lost my Exam, what can I do?

My University Lost My Exam and is Now Stating that Their Policy Says that I Have to Do a Rewrite. Can I fight this? [more inside]
posted by Knigel on Jun 14, 2011 - 19 answers

How difficult is the LEED green associate exam?

I am inquirying about the difficulty of the LEED Green Associate exam. Specifically, how much studying is needed or is it just all common sense? Have you taken the exam? What materials would you reccomend? [more inside]
posted by berkshirenative on Jun 14, 2011 - 3 answers

Best strategy for negatively marked exam?

What strategies can be used to do well in a negatively marked exam? [more inside]
posted by nvsbl on May 14, 2011 - 10 answers

How Can I Get A Copy Of My SSA Consultive Exam Report?

I have a SSA Consultative Exam (mental) for disability determination next week. Since I don't have a doctor of my own, or health insurance, or an income the NJ DOL is providing one for me to see. There is a form for me to fill out that authorizes the release my SSA Consultative Exam Report. I don't have a doctor of my own, nor a way to get a doctor myself. How can I get a copy for myself then?
posted by ShawnStruck on May 4, 2011 - 1 answer

How does Bates Numbering on exam papers reduce the possibility of cheating in universities?

How does Bates Numbering on exam papers reduce the possibility of cheating in universities? [more inside]
posted by gttommy on Apr 26, 2011 - 6 answers

yup, that's about the worst possible timing.

I'm 3/4 of the way through my Advancement to Candidacy exam, with the oral exam coming up this Friday. Aaaand as of last night, it seems I've got something flu-like. Any suggestions for how I can best take care of myself, sleep well, and hopefully not have too much brain fog on Friday morning? [more inside]
posted by you're a kitty! on Mar 21, 2011 - 6 answers

flu during finals blues

Is it appropriate to ask for an extension on a final exam due to flu? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on Dec 16, 2010 - 28 answers

Yes, I'll pay cash

Is there any way to get a gynecological exam and all the accompanying tests in NYC anonymously? I don't want to potentially screw up my soon to be acquired health insurance.
posted by itmightbecheese on Aug 22, 2010 - 8 answers

What would happen if I didn't show up to a GRE exam?

What would happen if I didn't show up to a GRE exam? [more inside]
posted by SouthCNorthNY on Jun 28, 2010 - 8 answers

Help me (with your math genius) to do the least amount of prep possible for this exam!

I have a list of 10 questions to help prepare for an exam. Of these 10 questions, 6 will be selected for the exam paper. Of the 6 on the exam paper I need to choose 3 to write an essay on. How many do I ACTUALLY need to research to be okay on the day? [more inside]
posted by nothing too obvious on Jun 10, 2010 - 8 answers

PMP Cram Advice

Assume you're taking the PMP certification exam in 24 hours. Assume you haven't spent nearly enough time prepping for it. What would you focus on between now and then? Any great online resources to check out?
posted by NotMyselfRightNow on Apr 29, 2010 - 4 answers

Can I pass the CFA with no Finance background?

Passing the CFA, is it really possible as a liberal arts major? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 24, 2010 - 4 answers

General medical examination in NYC: where do I start?

Expat in the US. I want to get some sort of comprehensive, general physical medical examination. My insurance only covers emergencies, so I know I'll have to pay, but where do I even begin? [more inside]
posted by game warden to the events rhino on Feb 14, 2010 - 11 answers

Do mild depression/ anxiety mean not passing the Character and Fitness portion of a bar exam?

Do mild depression/ anxiety mean not passing the Character and Fitness portion of a bar exam? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 13, 2010 - 9 answers

New Lawer in the Family

I have just been invited to an open house to honor a distant relative that has just passed his Bar examination. Is a gift expected and if so what would be good for a new lawyer?
posted by Raybun on Nov 30, 2009 - 16 answers

Mefites: Please hope me!!!

I need to take two exams in order to continue to compete for a job I have applied for. I very much want and need this job, or something like it (I am truly desperate!) The tests take place in about a week. The email that arrived from the HR person states that the exams I need passing scores on are: [more inside]
posted by bebrave! on Nov 24, 2009 - 16 answers

Double Take

How ethical is it to look at previous years' exams? [more inside]
posted by gensubuser on Sep 3, 2009 - 44 answers

Sounds like I have been asked to Design an Online School... CMS Recommendations?

I've been asked to design a website that shows the progress of subscribers academic achievements based on what marks they get from modules posted on the site. I have no idea even how to begin this? [more inside]
posted by gonzo_ID on Aug 25, 2009 - 11 answers

Who has passed the bar exam in the most number of states?

Who holds the record for passing the bar exam in the greatest number of states, and what is that number?
posted by banished on Jul 11, 2009 - 5 answers

1977 JMB English A-Level Texts

What texts were examined in the 1977 Joint Matriculation Board (JMB) English A-Level exam taken by students in the United Kingdom?
posted by kyten on Jun 22, 2009 - 1 answer

How to get a part time job as an exam proctor?

How to get a part time job as an exam proctor? [more inside]
posted by mintchip on Jun 2, 2009 - 9 answers

How to cram for Fundementals of Engineering (FE) Exam?

I signed up to take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam tomorrow morning in Tennessee. For no real reason, I haven't been preparing and just realized this is an 8 hour exam. How do I pass? [more inside]
posted by jdlugo on Apr 24, 2009 - 8 answers

Which PMBR course to take?

I'll be taking the California bar exam this summer, and I have a question about studying for the MBE. Should I take the 6-day online PMBR course, or the 3-day in-person course? [more inside]
posted by Tren on Apr 7, 2009 - 6 answers

Please help me improve my reading comprehension on the GRE

I need some advice on how to do better on reading comprehension questions in the verbal section of the GRE. [more inside]
posted by SpacemanStix on Mar 24, 2009 - 9 answers

Should I take the USPTO exam just because it's there?

I'm a scientist considering taking the USPTO exam. I have a few questions. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 26, 2009 - 10 answers

Studying for Real Estate Broker's exam

I am studying for the Real Estate Broker's exam for California. I am awful at studying in general, and have little to no real estate experience. I am not currently a Real Estate Agent. I've taken the test once, and didn't score so hot the first time and I'd like to take it only one more time. Anybody take it and pass and have some words of advice, such as study methods, programs, or books?
posted by selavy on Nov 12, 2008 - 2 answers

Bar Exam Filter: DC, VA or MD bar?

I just passed MA and am considering a move to DC. I'm looking for advice on which bar exam to potentially sit for in February 2009. [more inside]
posted by smallstatic on Nov 4, 2008 - 6 answers

You fill out a form, then see where everyone else is from who also filled out the form.

Is there a WordPress plugin that will let me make forms for people to fill in, and then dump the results to the database instead of emailing the results to me? I want reports with Google Charts (specifically the US and World maps). [more inside]
posted by Wild_Eep on Sep 8, 2008 - 6 answers

Tips for the NC bar exam.

Tips for the NC Bar exam? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Jul 27, 2008 - 0 answers

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