Lesson: Introduction to the AWA Section

Comment on Introduction to the AWA Section

How many words is the ideal response to the AWA?
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There really isn't an ideal word count. It's much better to focus on quality over quantity. A cohesive, well-structured 250-word essay with great ideas/points will score higher than a rough 400-word essay.

That said, I think 250 to 400 words should be fine.


Hi Brent!
Just wondering if the list of essay prompts is still up to date for 2021? Thanks :)
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The list of essay prompts at https://www.mba.com/-/media/files/mba2/the-gmat-exam/gmat-exam-format-an... is still relevant for 2021.

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