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GMAT Tip: Wait, Do I Need the GRE, Too? – Part 3
Learn how to tackle the Issue and Argument Essays, plus get tips on the GMAT AWA.
GMAT Essay: Minimum Effort for Maximum Return
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
Learn how to identify weak arguments and analyze assumptions.
Does AWA Really Matter for B-School?
Improve your GMAT essay score by following these expert tips and strategies.
GMAT Tuesday: Common Flaws in AWA—Errors in Causality
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
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
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
Learn how to approach the Analytical Writing Assessment using the Kaplan Method.
GMAT Tuesday: Common AWA Flaws—Inappropriate Comparisons
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?
How much does your AWA score count for the Adcom? Find out!
Double Negatives Are Doubly Offensive on the GMAT
Discover some subtle ways to make double negatives in answer choices much easier to navigate.
Correct Comma Usage on the GMAT
Avoid incorrect answer choices on SC questions and enhance your authority when making arguments throughout your AWA essay.
The History of the GMAT
Get to know the history of the GMAT so you can work on improving your score.
Breaking Down the GMAT Format
Learn everything you need to know about the GMAT exam.
Lessons Learned: 2 AWA Pitfalls to Avoid
Discover what divides the top performing essayists from the rest.