Filip Karcz
Filip Karcz voted up Didge Doo's answer

It was my favourite assignment when I was at school.

There's a little trick, Blue. If you know your subject, and allow your mind to free-associate while you're gathering material, the length is no problem. Five full, A4 pages is a pretty good assignment, but five hand-written pages is quite short.

Filip Karcz
Filip Karcz voted up Sudo the Dragon's answer

Sort of. I am better at coming up with essays that do no require research...If I need to do one based on research I just come up with a  way to say what something is and come up with names like you would do if prank calling tech support.