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Posts tagged "ACE certification exam" within Exam Preparation Blog

Which study guide should I use?

By Christopher Gagliardi on Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Having trouble deciding how to best prepare for your ACE certification exam? ACE offers two highly effective study guides designed to prepare you to successfully pass your ACE exam. Here’s how to choose the right one for you.

How to Get the Most Out of Flashcards

By Christopher Gagliardi on Monday, February 11, 2013

Flashcards can be an incredibly helpful study tool as you prepare for your ACE exam, and these tips for using them effectively will help you make the most of your study time. Didn’t purchase the ACE flashcards? No problem—follow these simple steps for making your own.

How much math do we need to know for the exam? And why do we need to know it?

By Christopher Gagliardi on Monday, February 04, 2013

The math section of the certification exam can be a source of major anxiety. To help calm your nerves and clear up any misunderstandings, ACE answers your frequently asked questions about fitness math.

Anatomy of Multiple-Choice Tests

By Michael Mantell on Monday, April 02, 2012

Ever since Frederick J. Kelly, in 1914, at the University of Kansas, invented this approach, students have struggled with no real clue how to approach and analyze multiple-choice questions. Some people create so much stress and anxiety over these tests that they continually postpone taking it. To help you overcome anxiety and succeed, you simply need to understand the system behind multiple-choice tests.

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? ACE Certification Exam Math Refresher

By Brian Greenlee on Monday, February 13, 2012

What’s one thing you can learn from a 5th grader? Math doesn’t have to be that scary! Whether it’s been a few years since you last formally practiced math or whether you’re just in need of a bit of a refresher, check out these helpful formulas and math tips to help you successfully prepare for your ACE certification exam.

6-Step Plan to Avoid Procrastination

By Michael Mantell on Monday, February 06, 2012

Don’t wait until tomorrow! Let’s take a look at what procrastination is all about and equip you with a six-step plan to successfully prepare for your ACE certification exam!

Are the practice tests similar to the actual exam and are they helpful?

By Alexandra Link on Monday, January 23, 2012

Many candidates often wonder if  practicing through the sample tests will truly help them on the “big day.” Learn more about how the sample tests are structured and how they compare to the actual exam in terms of format, content and difficulty.

How to Defeat Test Anxiety

By Michael Mantell on Monday, January 16, 2012

No matter how much you follow good test-taking and preparation advice, there's still that fear of mentally blacking out, those racing thoughts, difficulty concentrating, negative thoughts about past performance, the "what if's, the nausea, sweating, headache, fast heartbeat - well, you get it. It's test anxiety and it happens to the best of us. The good news is you can do something about it!

Strategy of Successful Candidates Who Passed Their Exams the First Time

By Robin Floyd on Monday, January 09, 2012

To those of you who have taken on the challenge of attaining professional recognition in your chosen field, kudos to you! While you may be overwhelmed by having to study for and take the test (we understand), take heart in knowing that successful test-takers who have gone before you have used common strategies that may also help you.

Answers to 6 Popular Questions About the Exam Content Outline

By Alexandra Link on Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Perhaps you have heard or read the term ‘Exam Content Outline’ but do you know what it is and how to use it to be successful in studying for your ACE Exam?

Everything you need to know about retaking your ACE Exam!

By Alexandra Link on Monday, November 14, 2011

You studied for the ACE Exam, the big day finally arrived and you were not as successful as you had hoped…now what? Read on for more information about the important steps to take when preparing for and scheduling your ACE retake Exam!

I Need to Change My Exam Date!

By Suzayn Chandler on Monday, October 17, 2011

Have you registered for an exam date that is no longer going to work with your schedule? Don’t panic. You can reschedule your exam. Find out how to do this and why you shouldn't reschedule if you have a case of exam day nerves.