Organizing Your Answer

Organizing Your Answer

Now that you’ve understood the facts and spotted the issues, learn how spending a few minutes outlining and organizing your answer before you write can pay dividends and save you lots of time when you start writing.


Welcome to Pre-Writing Part 3: Organizing Your Answer! This lesson will show you how to maximize points by structuring your answer before you start writing.

I. The Importance of Organizing Your Answer

Unfortunately, many students skip this crucial step. The exam-day time pressure is so intense that some students start writing immediately after, or worse yet, before they’ve read the fact pattern and question prompts. This impulse will intensify once you hear other students clacking away at their...