So, I now find myself interested in researching a subject with a view to trying to write an essay about it. Huh. No idea where to start.
My BSc Biochemistry project writeup needed to be lengthy but followed a similar outline to an experiment writeup and included photos that I took on the scanning electron microscope of the samples. My MSc Information Technology project writeup was similar. I described what I did, talked about some similar research and included screenshots.
Neither project write-up received very good marks. I am still convinced that I "got" both degrees due to the medical notes that I had each time due to supposed mono/glandular-fever relapses that we now know were probably MS relapses.
Okay so maybe I am just tilting at windmills here but I do know that, had I been taught *HOW* to write an essay I would have found both of those processes less stressful and been less likely to have whatever relapse it actually was.
Also, now that I seem to score so high for ASD/Autism/Aspergers and now that I have done some reading about that subject and have watched videos by people on the spectrum, I now know that exams and final projects were never ideal as an education structure for me. I knew this at the time but did not have the words to explain that back them.