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# one quick question!!

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Manager
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21 Aug 2010, 11:31
guys,

(2 questions actually)

is it really advantageous to go against the arguments or take a position against the issue stated?

do these biasing yields a better score?

thanks

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21 Aug 2010, 13:01
ramana wrote:
guys,

(2 questions actually)

is it really advantageous to go against the arguments or take a position against the issue stated?

do these biasing yields a better score?

thanks

1. doesn't matter

2. no

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08 Sep 2010, 09:38
Hi ramana,

I'll second lagomez's response. It doesn't matter WHAT position you take, as long as you take a clear position on the issue at hand.

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08 Sep 2010, 11:53
ramana wrote:
guys,

(2 questions actually)

is it really advantageous to go against the arguments or take a position against the issue stated?

do these biasing yields a better score?

thanks

Score is given based on your ability to analyze the argument and present flaws in it. Does not matter which position you take so long as you can defend it well. Read the examples given in OG and also what a good essay should have

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08 Sep 2010, 21:59
ramana wrote:
guys,

(2 questions actually)

is it really advantageous to go against the arguments or take a position against the issue stated?

do these biasing yields a better score?

thanks

it doesnt matter. choose the side you can find most argument for.
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