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    Hi, so I was just wondering in BUSS4 you have 105 minutes to do two essays. If you were to take off 15 minutes in total for planning and picking which question to do in section B you've got 90 mins - i.e. 45 minutes per section. That's really short so I could see myself running out of time. The structure I've learned to do is:

    Intro
    Paragraph 1
    Paragraph 2
    Paragraph 3
    Evaluation

    As I believe most of us will be following. Would it still be possible to get high marks say the 35-40 range by dropping the third paragraph (maybe even the intro which I may end up doing last) so long as both sides of the argument has been analysed and considered?

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    Hi, so I was just wondering in BUSS4 you have 105 minutes to do two essays. If you were to take off 15 minutes in total for planning and picking which question to do in section B you've got 90 mins - i.e. 45 minutes per section. That's really short so I could see myself running out of time. The structure I've learned to do is:

    Intro
    Paragraph 1
    Paragraph 2
    Paragraph 3
    Evaluation

    As I believe most of us will be following. Would it still be possible to get high marks say the 35-40 range by dropping the third paragraph (maybe even the intro which I may end up doing last) so long as both sides of the argument has been analysed and considered?

    Thanks

    No, because the third paragraph is where you will build your case AGAINST the point you are making, and this you will NEED for making your evaluation.
    If you want to cut down on your time, then....

    Intro
    Paragraph 1 (YOUR BEST POSSIBLE EFFORT)
    Paragraph 2 (weak)
    Paragraph 3 (MEDIUM EFFORT)
    Conclusion (YOUR BEST EFFORT)

    Para 1 and conclusion alone can take you to the top marks.
 
 
 
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