Grid Your Answers Carefully
No kidding. People make mistakes while entering their
answers into the grid, and it can cost them big-time. This slipup
occurs most frequently after you skip a question. If you left question
43 blank and then unthinkingly put the answer to question 44 into
row 43, you could be starting a long, painful chain of wrong answers.
Don’t do this.
Some test prep books advise that you fill in your answer
sheet five questions at a time rather than one at a time. Some suggest
that you fill out each oval as you answer the question. We think
you should fill out the answer sheet whatever way feels most natural
to you; just make sure you’re careful while doing it. In our opinion,
the best way to ensure that you’re being careful is to talk silently
to yourself. As you go from the test booklet to the answer sheet
ovals, say to yourself: “Number 23, B. Number 24, E, number 25,