Answering the “So What?” question

A few days ago, the last wave of essays came in for marking, before I could take my winter break.  Apart from one or two essays, I found myself thinking throughout my marking, "Yes, but  So What?  Why are you referring to this study?" So here is an example to help you make your answers into true answers to the question, and not just a description of all you know on a certain topic. [Note, I am not suggesting that you have to ...