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Consider the situation the following students find themselves in when faced with this 3 hour theory paper (pdf). What you would advise?


Realises he has spent 1 hour 30 on Section A, leaving only 90mins to write the three essays in Section B. He is not confident about one of these questions. Should he concentrate the 90 mins on producing just two strong essays?


Is relieved to see a topic that she is confident about has come up, although she is unsure exactly what the question is asking. Her dilemma is whether to stick with this question or choose one where she feels that she understands the question but might lack content.


Is aware of his tendency to move away from the subject of the question and that his supervision essays turn out rather too long with untidy writing. Are these issues he needs to address or does it matter less in an exam?


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