What are some good strategies for essay tests?

CWI Writing Center: Strategies for Essay Tests

Use the following four steps to help you write answers for short answer or essay test questions. Consider the amount of time available and how you normally write essay-type assignments. Make time for each step and plan more time for steps that you struggle with.

Step 1. Read, Review, and Annotate chart

Part two, brainstorms and organizing

Part 3

Note: See our handouts on Standard Paper Organization and MLA or APA Source Integration for more help.

For more information, contact the Writing Center.