5 Rules for Answering ESSAY Questions on Exams

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If I were to ask you what your

least favorite type of test question is,

I'm pretty sure I could guess it

before you gave me your answer,

because it is clearly the essay question.

Other types of questions are easy, right?

Multiple choice?

More like multiple guess.

True false?

Fifty-fifty, I'll take it.

But with an essay there's no guessing.

Everything that's gonna be on that piece of paper

has to come out of your head.

And that can be intimidating.

But if you look at it from a different perspective,

it's also an opportunity.

Essay questions put you 100% in control.

Rather than having to pick from questions

that were written for you, you have

the opportunity to demonstrate exactly

how well you understand the question