The ability to form cogent thoughts and write them in a coherent essay is seldom put to the test as it is during a written examination.
Here, if nowhere else, students face the reality that strong writing and thinking skills cannot be developed instantaneously. Thinking out in advance how you will go about answering test questions can help you be prepared and calm on test day.
In this section:
Preparing for the Exam
Taking the Exam
Tackling the Essay Exam Question
Becoming a Better Writer Home