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    whenever i write anything i always press down hard on the paper and within 5-10 mins my hand starts hurting like hell. do you think i need it?
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    (Original post by Kobisha)
    whenever i write anything i always press down hard on the paper and within 5-10 mins my hand starts hurting like hell. do you think i need it?
    I don't think they'll give you extra time for that.
    I press down the pen down quite hard on the paper in all my exams and I just persevere through it.

    You should try to relieve the pressure when you write, or if you think you have enough time in the exam, you can take like a minute to stop writing when your hand hurts.
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    If you use a fountain pen, it will teach to to write with much less pressure.
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    (Original post by Laurie_H)
    If you use a fountain pen, it will teach to to write with much less pressure.
    i have tried using a fountain pen a couple of years ago but my writing is a bit big but also stretched out so i find it a bit hard

    i already get extra time in my exams otherwise i would have failed my gcses but sometimes i still dont finish essays because my hands end up cramping really fast
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    (Original post by Kobisha)
    i have tried using a fountain pen a couple of years ago but my writing is a bit big but also stretched out so i find it a bit hard

    i already get extra time in my exams otherwise i would have failed my gcses but sometimes i still dont finish essays because my hands end up cramping really fast

    Maybe next year you could apply to use a word processor in any exams that require extended writing? Otherwise, the best advice I can give is to practice writing with a mechanical pencil without snapping the lead, until your hand is more relaxed and you don't put as much pressure on the page.
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    (Original post by Kobisha)
    i have tried using a fountain pen a couple of years ago but my writing is a bit big but also stretched out so i find it a bit hard

    i already get extra time in my exams otherwise i would have failed my gcses but sometimes i still dont finish essays because my hands end up cramping really fast
    (Original post by Kobisha)
    i have tried using a fountain pen a couple of years ago but my writing is a bit big but also stretched out so i find it a bit hard

    i already get extra time in my exams otherwise i would have failed my gcses but sometimes i still dont finish essays because my hands end up cramping really fast
    There's no chance you'll get extra time for that, especially as you already have extra time - there will be a limit to how much extra time you can get, and you may well have already reached it. It's generally not a legitimate reason, so your best hope is to request to type exams.
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    (Original post by Kobisha)
    whenever i write anything i always press down hard on the paper and within 5-10 mins my hand starts hurting like hell. do you think i need it?
    No. This is not a medical condition, you just need to learn not to.
 
 
 
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