Note: The AWA section will include only one essay beginning on June 5, 2012, upon the launch of the GMAT ® exam with Integrated Reasoning.
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The piece is also very well organized via the suggested intro-body-body-body-conclusion template. While she does deviate slightly from the suggested model by giving two examples rather than three, the first body paragraph strengthens the essay by lending heft and specificity to her position. Her two examples are very strong. President Lincoln is an ideal case study of a leader whose greatness should be not be obscured by his domestic doldrums (however interesting they may be to learn about). The same can be said with Einstein; his infidelities went to the grave with the women he may have wounded emotionally, while his work will live forever.
it is essential to have full knowledge of all contributing factors. In this particular case…. Without this information, the argument remains unsubstantiated and open to debate. 2 Issue Intro: Many/some people think that…. Others….. (restate) The issue is a controversial one but a closer examination reveals that…. (take a position)… for several reasons. 1st Para: One reason is that/for… For example,… Furthermore,… Clearly,… 2nd Para: Another reason is that/for… To illustrate,… As a result,… 3rd Para: Perhaps the best reason is (that)…. Specifically,… Moreover/In addition…. In fact,…. Therefore,…. Conclusion: In summary, while there are arguments to be made for both sides, it is clear that there are greater advantages to…. repeat the reasons). Certainly,….. outweigh……. Hence,…. (re-affirm your position) 4. Going from the templates to full-fledged essays 4. 1 Argument ESSAY QUESTION: The following appeared in the editorial section of a national news magazine: “The rating system for electronic games is similar to the movie rating system in that it provides consumers with a quick reference so that they can determine if the subject matter and contents are appropriate. This electronic game rating system is not working because it is self regulated and the fines for violating the rating system are nominal.