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    (Original post by beckycat)
    Hi everyone, I'm in the process of finishing my EPQ now and I've realised I've gone over the 5000 words by about 300 words or so. Does anyone know if I'll get penalised for this?
    As long as it is relevant it dosent matter at all. I wrote about 11000 words :/ and still got an A*. Good Luckkk
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    (Original post by beckycat)
    Hi everyone, I'm in the process of finishing my EPQ now and I've realised I've gone over the 5000 words by about 300 words or so. Does anyone know if I'll get penalised for this?


    (Original post by TitchTheAntiHero)
    I hope not! mines at aboutt 6500ish and thats without a conclusion or abstract D:
    Yeah, the guy above me is right, it doesn't matter as long as it's not waffle. I'm doing mine on philosophical perspectives in popular culture. Just finishing my section on Lost. I planned to do aorund 800 words on each section and it's already 2384

    You're really far ahead compared to the people at my school!
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    (Original post by TitchTheAntiHero)
    I hope not! mines at aboutt 6500ish and thats without a conclusion or abstract D:
    I still have to write my conclusion and abstract too, I expect mine to be closer to 6000 words when I'm finished.

    (Original post by Jackkkkk)
    As long as it is relevant it dosent matter at all. I wrote about 11000 words :/ and still got an A*. Good Luckkk
    Wow, well done! Thank you
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    (Original post by DemolitionLovers)
    Yeah, the guy above me is right, it doesn't matter as long as it's not waffle. I'm doing mine on philosophical perspectives in popular culture. Just finishing my section on Lost. I planned to do aorund 800 words on each section and it's already 2384 You're really far ahead compared to the people at my school!
    Really? At my school everyone's pretty much finished and a lot have already done their presentations. I've got mine in a couple of weeks and starting to get pretty nervous about it Good luck with your EPQ
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    (Original post by DemolitionLovers)
    Yeah, the guy above me is right, it doesn't matter as long as it's not waffle. I'm doing mine on philosophical perspectives in popular culture. Just finishing my section on Lost. I planned to do aorund 800 words on each section and it's already 2384

    You're really far ahead compared to the people at my school!
    to be fair some people have just finished the literature review in my school :P
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    (Original post by beckycat)
    Hi everyone, I'm in the process of finishing my EPQ now and I've realised I've gone over the 5000 words by about 300 words or so. Does anyone know if I'll get penalised for this?
    Nope there's a 10% tolerance so 5500 is okay
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    Can someone PLEASE provide a good list of slides that I need to include in my presentation? I have a rough idea but I just need to know if what i'm doing is right!
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    (Original post by Ashtiany)
    Can someone PLEASE provide a good list of slides that I need to include in my presentation? I have a rough idea but I just need to know if what i'm doing is right!
    What you did (Title)
    Why you chose it/subjects related to
    An overview of the research you did and putting concisely what you learnt-USE SPECIFIC LANGUAGE, and explain it. For example, I did film, I used the term ECU, which I then explained in its context.
    A conclusion (if there is one)
    What you would do differently/success? Failure? What you learnt.
    Time for questions, which you should answer in depth, using knowledge learned.

    If you type in EPQ presentation into google, there should be a pdf file that might be of more use than me..did mine today and did one last year
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    (Original post by Ashtiany)
    Nope there's a 10% tolerance so 5500 is okay
    Thanks very much
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    (Original post by FallenMan)
    What you did (Title)
    Why you chose it/subjects related to
    An overview of the research you did and putting concisely what you learnt-USE SPECIFIC LANGUAGE, and explain it. For example, I did film, I used the term ECU, which I then explained in its context.
    A conclusion (if there is one)
    What you would do differently/success? Failure? What you learnt.
    Time for questions, which you should answer in depth, using knowledge learned.

    If you type in EPQ presentation into google, there should be a pdf file that might be of more use than me..did mine today and did one last year
    Thank you!!
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    What is included in the word count? Does it include titles, footnotes, bibliography?
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    (Original post by Ashtiany)
    Can someone PLEASE provide a good list of slides that I need to include in my presentation? I have a rough idea but I just need to know if what i'm doing is right!
    One thing I would suggest is in your presentation make a slide describing aventues of research you did NOT peruse... or areas you decided not to include in the project and why?

    This gets you lots of evaluation points
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    Can anyone help me i am doing the EPQ. i want to do it on law as i hope to study it at university but i cannot come up with a title i want to do it on law and black history/rights and also something preferably on the uk e.g brixton riots. Please Help any other suggestions on law are welcome as i dont really mind as long as it is on law.
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    woop my presentation went well and even though I was terrified it was okay, yayayayay
    onto conclusion next
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    would the topic of the legalization of cannabis be suitable for a EPQ based on law??
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    (Original post by crazyangelg)
    would the topic of the legalization of cannabis be suitable for a EPQ based on law??
    I suppose so as long as you are able to write about 5000 words for it then I dont see why not
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    Could anyone give me some suggestions on any EPQ subjects that I could do relating to psychology?
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    Hi, I'm interested in doing an EPQ in economics but I'm struggling to come up with a topic. I'd like to do it on something from micro, rather than a more obvious macro subject like 'the recession'.
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    Hello party people -.-

    Anyway, im in year 12 thinking of doing EPQ on the exploitation of hydrocarbons or something like that, any ideas? Would be much appreciated

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