The screen after the Academic Honesty Statement is your exam writing space. You should note that there is a clock and time bars to let you know how much time you have remaining, a space with the prompts, and writing space.
There will be two prompts to choose from, and you should read both prompts carefully before making your selection.
Something to consider is that Writing Proficiency Exam essays should be expressing a judgment; therefore, your answer to the prompt’s question—i.e. your thesis idea—will be a version of one of the following:
The rest of your essay will present your reasoning for this judgment—i.e. the reasons why you believe your statement to be true, and these should be arranged in a logical way.
To work out exactly what you want to say in the essay, consider doing some of the following:
Working with the prompt:
Organizing your thoughts:
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