AWA or Analytical Writing Assessment is the first hurdle of GMAT, in which the aspirants are supposed to write down one essay on ‘Analysis of Argument’. This session is 30 minutes long and the maximum score is 6. To obtain a good score of 4-5 in this specific section, demands a long essay of compiling 4-5 paragraphs, with the proper introduction to conclusion.
It’s no wonder during the initial phase of GMAT prep students focus on quantitative aptitude and verbal reasoning, but it must be taken into consideration that AWA is a significant and an integral part of GMAT test. B-schools get to know about your caliber for proving your point with all relevant and valid points. It reflects your persuasion skill and the optimistic vision to meet the challenges. Here we’re revealing the significant three tips to ace the AWA essay.
Make a Choice and Glued to it
The main aim of AWA essay is to test your consistency and supporting your opinion without flip-flopping from the topic. Generally, GMAT readers don’t like the essays who try to write in diplomatic way. It analyzes your reliability on the argument. It doesn’t matter whether you’re against it or favoring the topic. Therefore, pick one side and remain glued to it till last para. Write the conclusion according to it, the more you’re clear in your thoughts you can score around 4-4.5 score.
Take Help of Illustrations
You’re writing an essay after analyzing an argument and the topic can be any research oriented study or governmental policies. So maintain the seriousness of the topic, you can use illustration to support your opinion but it should not be unrealistic. Your examples must be relevant which can influence the reader to consider your thought. If you fail to explain your point, your examples will become silly results into disappointment of the readers and you might lose mark.
Rebut the Other Side of the Argument
AWA essay is a platform where you can state your opinion without any intervening of other’s opinion. Hence, compile it in way like that reader get inspiration from it. You have to be a bit wise while sketching the ending line of the essay, since you have to complete it in a specified time period so try to accumulate all the points. This is an opportunity to establish your argument and further discredit the other side with authority.
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