Brain Food: AP Test-takers share their test-day breakfast strategies

There are a lot of factors that go into getting a good score on an AP test. One must study, take practice tests and get a good night’s sleep the night before. Another important factor that sometimes gets overlooked is eating a good breakfast the day of the exam.

What did you have for breakfast the day of your AP exam?

“Today I had waffles and orange juice.”
-Sierra Fox, ’10

“I had some eggs and toast.”
-Eric Helstad, ’11

“A bowl of Honey Bunches of Oats.”
-Josh Thundercloud, ’10

“Peanut butter and jelly on toast and water.”
-Mark Johnson, ’10

“Two toasted raisin bagels with peanut butter, orange juice, vitamins and some kind of fruit.”
-Brandon Skelding, ’10

“Some honey nut cherrios without milk, and maybe a banana.”
-Megan Rykken, ’10

“Coffee, and a bowl of Cheerios.”
-Jamie Pederson, ’10

“Honey Nut Cheerios, an apple, milk and fresh rhubarb pie.”
-Adam Nichols, ’10

“Honey Bunches of Oats with strawberries and a brownie.”
-Fawn Jessie, ’10

“Two cookies halfway through the test.”
-Sidney Mahan, ’10

“Special K.”
-Jordan Hill, ’10

“Fruit Loops–the cafeteria equivalent–and an orange.”
-Cody Calhoun, ’10

“I had a bagel with some cream cheese.”
-Karen Devendorf, ’10