Lesson: Writing the AWA Argument Essay

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ari.banerjee's picture

Hi Brent,

Speaking to the template you discussed here, would it be Ok if I mentioned the flaws one by one and provided solutions to that flaw right after mentioning them in the same paragraph? That way the reader could see the flaw followed by the recommendations right away. Or is it better to mention the flaws and the related recommendations in separate paragraphs?

Thank you!
gmat-admin's picture

That's a great way to handle flaws and fixes.

Cheers,
Brent

ari.banerjee's picture

Thank you!
ari.banerjee's picture

Sorry I have on e more qs.

Are you aware if there is spellcheck in the AWA section? In my practice test the window I was typing in had spell checks but I've read on the forums that it doesn't. Are there serious penalties for spelling mistakes?

Thank you!
gmat-admin's picture

No, there's no spellcheck.
The test-makers claim that spelling does not affect the score. HOWEVER, I have to imagine that the reader might be biased to give a lower score to an essay if it's riddled with errors.

Cheers,
Brent

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