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How do/did you set up your allowed graph paper

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  1. Endeross

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    So I've been trying multiple things, I know we get 2 pages of laminated graph paper and have at least 2 necessities: I draw in 15 4x4 ticktacktoes for hole punching, and a few cube counting sections where I number 0 to 5

    Ive not yet tried the numbering of paragraphs for the reading comprehension and making small notes for each as well as I read of some people numbering 1-50 for comprehension questions and putting keywords from the questions next to them

    Is there anything else that people do that might help me? I plan to set it up during the 15m tutorial of course but any other strategies to help organize or keep track of things I'd highly appreciate
     
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  3. Mushibachan

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    Don't forget! During the break between PAT and RC, you can ask for more sheets! :)
     
  4. Endeross

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    Really? I wasnt aware they gave out more. That's good to know. I assumed I'd use essentially 1 page for pat/RC and another for everything else.
     
  5. Mushibachan

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    Technically, you can always ask for more sheets... But that's only if they see you in time. I wouldn't count on them always paying attention to students raising their hands in the rooms. I just practiced using as little paper as possible for each section so I knew how much I needed when my test date came
     
  6. BetaHelix

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    You can ask for as many sheets as you like it but you can only have I think 1 at a time. With practice you won't need to use the graphs for the hole punching problems
     
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  7. Mushibachan

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    I had 2 at a time for my test center
     
  8. BetaHelix

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    Hmm maybe I did too.
     
  9. zammyd

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    Just so there is no confusion, you get two double sided pieces of paper. Should you need a new sheet, at any point you can raise your hand and they will exchange the used sheet for a new one, meaning you can only have two sheets max at a time.
     
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    Yes you get 2 laminated sheets and a fine tip sharpie. You can hold up your hand and have a sheet replaced, I did once. I set up my PAT portion with some tic-tac-toe grids for hole punching just in case, but only used maybe 2 just to be safe, the rest I did in my head. Definitely set up 5 tally 0-5 sections for the cube counting, its easy points. I didn't use the sheets for any of the science section, just use the "mark" and come back to it in waves. For RC I numbered 1-20 twice on one side of a sheet, 4 total just in case I got 4 passages. I used the keyword map loosely.
     
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    You can get 4 passages?!
     
  12. capsaicinguy

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    Sorry, no, poor wording. I had an extra numbered out just in case I messed up a different one and had to start over. I think it was more habit from practicing with other exams/programs/etc.
     

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