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How to Prepare for an Essay Final Exam

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About this tutorial

Using the example of a basic skills English class, Dr. Juan Buriel teaches students how to prepare for an essay final exam. He reviews how to approach the in-class writing assignment and gives recommendations on how best to manage study time.

Video Duration = 00:21:09


About the Presenter

Dr. Juan Buriel
Associate Professor of English at College of the Canyons

  • Dr. Buriel has a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC, Irvine and shares his expertise as a basic skills English instructor .
  • Ford Foundation Fellow
  • National Research Council of the National Academies
What to do Next

Do you find yourself...

  • Staring at an empty page?
  • Stalled on completing a report?

The following may help:

  1. How to Overcome Writer's Block
  2. VLL Unit 5: Reading to Answer Questions
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