How to write an maximum essay

Essay Ideas for Maximum Ride: Saving the world and other extreme sports.?

So, I have to write a 3 pages (THREE freaking pages) on a novel. So I chose a novel I love and have read several times before. So obviously I chose Maximum Ride: Saving the world and other extreme sports. Only I need help with ideas.I’m not good at noticing literary elements in books, and […]

I have written a college essay; is it okay if I exceed the maximum amount of words which is 500?

The maximum is 500, but I wrote 522 and that is after I had revised it and cut out a whole bunch of sentences…Is it still acceptable?

Is it bad if a college essay has a maximum 500 word limit and mine is only 400?

Does this give them the impression that you don’t have enough to say? Thanks in advance.