Tip 1: Stay up-to-date with current news and topics. This may seem like a “no-brainer,” but it’s hard to achieve in a busy study schedule. Find time to read the news.
Tip 2: If you find that there is more than one word you don’t know in every paragraph of a news article, you need to start building your vocabulary now.
Tip 3: You need to know the format and familiarize yourself with all of the kinds of questions, writing prompts and organizational requirements for good results.