Have one? Email them at homeroom theatlantic. My daughter is in ninth grade and is really struggling with essay writing. I try to remember what I learned in high school about the Roman empire or Robert Frost to get her going.
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How to get a %, A* EPQ mark - some tips
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How do I get top marks in my GCSE History essay?
For something worth just half an A-level and in reality when it comes to university applications, worth nothing , it required an astonishing amount of work. For busy sixth-formers to find the time or the motivation requires some dedication. That said, the EPQ is a good introduction to doing a properly planned and structured research project, so I encouraged my son to take the trouble. My best advice is to reverse-engineer the whole exercise. Remember, the EPQ is not about your project itself, but about the process of planning and executing it.
In the exam you will be pressed for time so it is sensible to just start with your analysis of extract A. However, for the essay questions you will need a short, clear introduction that references the question and states your line of argument. The most helpful tip I can give you is this; write the introduction last. Why do I advise this? Because if you state your line of argument and what you intend to include, you then have to make sure your whole essay and conclusion matches your introduction.