Know what the test is all about.
You have to educate yourself about the exam your kid is going to take. You might want to monitor the past exam trends and read booklets about the topics and subjects which the test will cover. You need to determine how to prepare your kid by determining which topics he/she should prepare for.
Assess your kid.
Talk to your kid and determine his/her strengths and weaknesses. You need to know the test subjects where he/she is good at, and you need to know in which subjects/topics does he/she need to brush up on. After that, you can properly better prep your kid and guide him/her as to what subjects he/she has to focus on more.
Help your kid practice.
Familiarity gives a certain sense of confidence so make sure you familiarize you kid with what the test will probably contain and how it is presented. You might want to let your kid try practice tests. There are many available practice tests for various entrance exams on various websites. You need to let your kid take these practice tests and test prep apps so they can feel more comfortable and confident taking the exam.
Get some help.
You might want to get help. You can hire a tutor to train your kid and you can also get the help of the guidance counselor to assess your kid’s preparedness. You might want to enroll your kid in test prep courses online and not. Also, you can let your kid join study groups if he/she wants to .
Prepare your kid physically and emotionally.
Ensure that your kid is physically fit to take the exam. Make sure he/she gets the right amount of sleep every night – especially the night before the test. On the day of the exam, prepare a good breakfast, and help him prep his/her stuff like the documents needed, the clothes to wear, pencils, a watch, and more. More importantly, help you kid survive anxiety and provide him/her with words of encouragement.