She is the best. She took all my anxiety about my essay and made me feel much more reassured about everything. And she shared this invaluable tip with me that’ll help me never worry about the word count again.
If you’re doing a History EE use the APA format. APA allows you to use footnotes which don’t count towards the word count. So you can write out all the historical details to your hearts content and still come in under 4,000 words. It also shows the grader that you’re a writer who took time and effort and went above and beyond (which could be the difference between a “C” and a “B”.) As far as I know Science and Art EEs can use APA as well.
To everyone doing their EE, we got this guys! (And everyone currently paralyzed by fear, it’s not too late. Go show that paper who’s boss!)