Here is something different: I wrote a piece on exam-taking tips. It's on a new website, Cafe, which has lots of good (non-quant) reads. The motivation for the piece is my observation that most American students are not taught how to take exams. As a professor, I notice that many students get lower scores than they deserve because of this.
In this article, I describe five things that are often neglected here, but are common knowledge in exam-heavy cultures.
The link is here.