Essay writing for exams (and more)

A blog on how to write academic essays by Andy Davies, one of our Lecturer’s, which he was asked to write by some students recently.

Andy Davies's Blog

So, it’s that season when exams are just around the corner and someone asked me to put some advice for students on how to write essays during exams up here. I’m pretty sure that most people will know this stuff, or have further suggestions, but here is a list of things that I think are important. This also means that other people may value things differently  – but as we shall see, that is why we all write differently! I may add more as time goes on, and feel free to add suggestions in the comments below. I’ve split them up into some broad categories to help.

On writing

1 – Firstly,writing is something which is very personal. We all write in different ways and as a result, I don’t think there is such a thing as a ‘model’ answer – each person will structure things differently and write things…

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