Two readers review the essay and each reader independently gives the essay a score from 1-6. A score of 12 is the best score an essay can receive.
Signs of a great essay
Consistency: Using an even tone, solid grammar and keeping to your central point or argument will go a long way.
Critical thinking: Demonstrate the ability to present complex and well thought out ideas. Ensure that the arguments you make are well reasoned and supported with examples.