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Have you ever received the feedback ‘You needed to answer the question more directly’?
Many students think that the solution to doing well in exams is to write a prepared essay, memorise it and then simply replicate it during the exam. But this is actually one of the most dangerous things you could do.
Let’s face it, you’re not going to be given the same question as the previous year. Or even in the last 5 years. Writing even a perfect essay that doesn’t address the question certainly won’t increase your marks.