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    This afternoon I sat a history paper. Question 1 is a source-based question with a 10, and 20 mark question. All of the sources were focussed on the final 2 years of the period, but the essay question (20 marks) asked about the entire period (25 years). Therefore, the sources only became relevant at the very end of the essay, and now i'm worried. You get very few marks if you don't sufficiently use the sources, but I fail to see how I could have approached it differently. It's a legacy paper, so this was my last chance at it. I worked harder at the paper than any exam I've done before, and I know the whole period by heart. So, I'd be pretty devastated if I didn't make my uni requirements because of a pig of a paper.

    Anyway, rant over. Feel free to post your own exam woes.
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    I took edexcel history earlier. I moved on to the conclusion rather late and only got one line in before being stopped. Why is it only 1 hour and 20 minutes for two essays which should have 3 paragraphs and a intro conc. All other exams of similar structure have an extra 10 minutes. Bunch of morons. How will no conclusion effect the marks?
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    (Original post by tristan1000)
    I took edexcel history earlier. I moved on to the conclusion rather late and only got one line in before being stopped. Why is it only 1 hour and 20 minutes for two essays which should have 3 paragraphs and a intro conc. All other exams of similar structure have an extra 10 minutes. Bunch of morons. How will no conclusion effect the marks?
    If you put your line of argument in your introduction, you may not be penalised at all.
 
 
 
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