The College Board suggests that you bring these things on test day:
- Admission ticket
- Photo ID
- Two #2 pencils
Here’s what’s missing from their list:
- A bunch of pencils and a pencil sharpener
I usually bring 10 pencils and go through about 5 of them (I hand out the rest to the students who need them) And I also pass around my pencil sharpener (many classrooms don’t have them in the rooms anymore.)
- A back up calculator
My calculator has never died on me – but I know folks who had it happen to them
- An analog watch
You want to instantly know how much time you have left in the section
- Food and water
Real food (apples or a granola bar or ham and cheese or nuts or a banana) Not a candy bar and a soda. Your brain needs energy during the test
- Layers of clothing
They will either try to bake you or freeze you. Dress in layers so you can be comfortable at any temperature.
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