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Guide to 3MT

This is a guide to assist students who are preparing to compete in the 3MT competitions.

Strategies for a Strong Beginning

Here are some strategies you can use to capture your audience's attention:

  • Book End Strategies for Beginnings:
  • Paint a Picture
  • Ask a Question
  • Use facts or figures
  • Quote or relevant example

Strategies for a Impactful Ending

Here are some strategies you could use to have an impactful ending:

  • Complete the picture painted
  • Answer the question (or a possible solution)
  • Call to Action (for change)
  • Use a contrasting quotation 
  • Finish your story