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GMAT Tip: Wait, Do I Need the GRE, Too? – Part 3

by Veritas Prep on December 27, 2017

Learn how to tackle the Issue and Argument Essays, plus get tips on the GMAT AWA.

GMAT Essay: Minimum Effort for Maximum Return

by Manhattan Prep on March 21, 2017

Learn how to do a just-good-enough job on the essay while saving as much mental energy as possible for the later sections of the test.

Land Your Score: Essay Tips for Analytical Writing

by Kaplan GMAT on August 26, 2016

Learn how to identify weak arguments and analyze assumptions.

Does AWA Really Matter for B-School?

by Magoosh GMAT on August 11, 2016

Improve your GMAT essay score by following these expert tips and strategies.

GMAT Tuesday: Common Flaws in AWA—Errors in Causality

by Magoosh GMAT on July 12, 2016

Once you hone your skills for identifying this error, you will see it everywhere. It’s one of the most common flaws that humans make—errors in [...]

GMAT Tuesday: Common Flaws in AWA—Sampling Error

by Magoosh GMAT on May 31, 2016

When attacking the argument for the writing section of the GMAT, it’s important to be versed in the many common errors that pop up. This [...]

GMAT Tuesday: Common AWA Flaws—Vague Words

by Magoosh GMAT on April 5, 2016

The Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) for the GMAT can catch you off guard if you aren’t ready. If you aren’t familiar with the structure of [...]

Land Your Score: Analytical Writing Assessment

by Kaplan GMAT on March 6, 2016

Learn how to approach the Analytical Writing Assessment using the Kaplan Method.

GMAT Tuesday: Common AWA Flaws—Inappropriate Comparisons

by Magoosh GMAT on February 23, 2016

Today, we take on argument flaws! The Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) for the GMAT presents you with an argument that contains multiple flaws. There are a [...]

How Much Does Your AWA Score Matter on the GMAT?

by Economist GMAT Tutor on January 6, 2016

How much does your AWA score count for the Adcom? Find out!

Double Negatives Are Doubly Offensive on the GMAT

by Economist GMAT Tutor on September 30, 2015

Discover some subtle ways to make double negatives in answer choices much easier to navigate.

Correct Comma Usage on the GMAT

by Economist GMAT Tutor on July 26, 2015

Avoid incorrect answer choices on SC questions and enhance your authority when making arguments throughout your AWA essay.

The History of the GMAT

by Economist GMAT Tutor on July 10, 2015

Get to know the history of the GMAT so you can work on improving your score.

Breaking Down the GMAT Format

by Kaplan GMAT on July 7, 2015

Learn everything you need to know about the GMAT exam.

Lessons Learned: 2 AWA Pitfalls to Avoid

by Economist GMAT Tutor on May 30, 2015

Discover what divides the top performing essayists from the rest.