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AWA part of GMAT - what is the score?

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AWA part of GMAT - what is the score?

Post Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:37 am
I have read that after the GMAT you are allowed to see your score (unofficial). Does that include the AWA portion? And if not, in the future when the score becomes "official" can it lower it? For example, if they say I have a 400, and I did really bad on the AWA portion, can my official score later become 350?

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Post Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:25 pm
etws3 wrote:
I have read that after the GMAT you are allowed to see your score (unofficial). Does that include the AWA portion? And if not, in the future when the score becomes "official" can it lower it? For example, if they say I have a 400, and I did really bad on the AWA portion, can my official score later become 350?

Thanks in advance for your time, help and answers.
When you finish your exam, you'll get your IR score, as well as your quant/verbal composite score. The AWA score will come with your official score report, which comes about 20 days after. And this score is completely distinct from the composite 200-800 score, so no, the AWA cannot negatively impact this figure.

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