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How to pass exams, as told by a university lecturer [Wednesday 30th November 2005 at 12:10 am]

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How to pass exams, as told by a university lecturer:
Answer question 1 by writing out everything you know.

Answer all other questions by writing "See question 1".
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[User Picture]From: profaniti
Wednesday 30th November 2005 at 12:45 am (UTC)
who told you that?
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Wednesday 30th November 2005 at 12:03 pm (UTC)
Des Watson (Languages and Compilers).

There is a catch to this: usually you only have an hour and a half (not enough time to write out everything), and also they like to set evil questions like "Is X true?", to which "Yes, no" is not a vaild answer.
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[User Picture]From: sarah_on_bed
Wednesday 30th November 2005 at 12:55 pm (UTC)
i usually find writing everything i know takes more than an hour and a half... luckily i have 3 hours for each of my finals this summer
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