Writing Essay Examinations

Make Your Answer Relevant and Complete

Writing a complete and relevant answer means that you addressed the question and organized your thoughts so that you included the information you needed to write during the time given to you. A short-answer question tests knowledge of the facts. An essay exam, on the other hand, requires a discussion of the question to show your ability to select and organize information to support your thesis.

Third, write an answer that is both relevant and complete.

 

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