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How much time do you usually spend on a 1500 word essay?
i could spread it over an entire week, but most of that time would be spent DiSing
if i wanted too i could probably power through in a single evening if i had the right books with me
the night before.
1500 words is nothing
You can type 1500 words easily, but not if you don't know what to type! :D
Et voila, all done. One hour research, two hours typing a lot of stolen facts and nonsensical conjecture. The End.
is that all?? my average one was about 3000 - and that usually took about 2 weeks from scratchy notes to desprate cutting and pasting, so youre looking at a week then
500 word arguing
500 word conclusion
intro should be minimal.
was heavy on the word count (two dissertations + other essays)
In my final semester I had to write 45,000 words - which I essentially did over three nights
because I never spend more than a few days doing them. 2:2 here I come
then about 1/2 day to write. Mind you I used to read at least 4 books and about 6/8 more journal articles for each essay.
6-10 hours of reading /taking notes, then probably about 5 hours to write it? Most of my essays were 3000 words though.
Compile your research, decide your argument, plan the essay. your intro(250), argument(1000) and conclusion(250) should be enforcing the same basic point.
1500 should take a day's research and a day to write
the more reading you do the more marks you get, 1500 words can be written in a couple of hours if you know your stuff and then half an hour proofing it the next day.
one does not 'see' Smoosh, one studies intently each and every note and drumbeat
every time one of you does that!
Don't be nervous little girl, I'm right here next to you...
Don't make her nervous - she's ill. She might throw up on your head!
Bamos could you make a stab at making a composit word out of arse and smoosh
words in two posts already today
topical news threads and the ant and the grasshopper, I wasn't being frivoulous, although my spelling/grammar was not checked it took very little time....so for your essay...if you know the subject, maybe an hour
planned my essays well, did loads of research about 6 weeks before they were supposed to be in and then did a bit of work on them each night up to the deadline. This way the work load was broken down cos i cant rush my work, and i hate leaving it to the last minute as i panic. Then a few nights before, edit them, print the essay out, read through. Re-edit, then print again. Job done.
3500 to write tonight. which is fun. 1/18 of my degree.
I remember those days.
but a 1500 word piece would take anywhere between 45 minutes and 2 hours, depending on how much revision i need to do before hand. im a really quick writer tho. for a word processed piece id say 1 and a 1/2 to 3 hours
1,500? Pah, nothing.
1500 words. went atp, didnt sleep much and was constantly wrecked. train back, sat in the pub for a bit and had a few drinks...went to work. got back at midnight. Worked from midnight to 8am. went to college to hand the essay in as it was deadline day. got a mother-fucking merit. go me.
but that included all the planning and research. and it was a bit of a toughie. and im just a bit thick.
don't get essays. at all. i actually wish i did, it would be less work. just knock it out in an evening instead of trying to fill entire portfolios with a semester's worth of "interesting" and "visually stimulating" and "coherent" and "conceptually relevant" work, and research to back it up. rant rant.
used to get essays on my english course, and i dunno about 1500 because we never got assigned such things, was always between 2000 and 3000. but if the topic was easy, 3 hrs... if it was not, 6 hrs for a really really shit attempt at it. this was always carried out between the hours of midnight and 6am, without fail.
1 day with a highlighter pen, 1 day typing