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Mike McGuireMVCommunity CollegeCOM102Writing UnderPressureStrategies for Success
How do you feel about timed writing?Love it?Hate it?Fear it?Doesn’tbother you?GET STRESSED?
Nobody likes “pressure” but…Bite the bullet.doing things under pressure is apart of lifePrepare yourself.there are strategies and skillsthat you can learn to make iteasierPut yourself at ease.stress can work against you
Strategies for SuccessUnderstand the question.Actually answer the question.Budget your time well.Follow your writing process.123
Why students fail essay exams?The biggest reason students fail essay exams isthat they simply don’t answer the question.FACT
First, understand the question.Identify the CUE words.What is the question asking you to do?describe, argue, criticize, analyze, discuss, classify, compare,defend, debunk, define, summarize, prove, relate, support, etc.Identify the KEY words.

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