In this week essay’s writing series, we will be talking about the Top 10 Common Pitfalls that students make in the crafting of their essays!

These Top 10 Common Pitfalls never fail to infuriate GP tutors and if you do desire a good grade, you are advised to steer clear of these errors!

  1. Hijacking the question
  2. Generalization
  3. Misinterpretation of question
  4. Contradiction of stand
  5. No thesis statement/stand
  6. Weak content knowledge
  7. Missing/unclear topic sentences
  8. Irrelevant examples
  9. Incomplete explanation
  10. Unclear concluding statements

There you have it all! Be conscious with these errors and it will put you in a better position than your peers in the examination!


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