GMAT Essay Section 作文精解下
Know the essays and how to answer them. In our Essay Guide, we have all of the 275 real GMAT essay questions and 20 selected sample answers to those essay questions. This will give you a feel for the essay questions and how they should be answered.
Write in effective "American" style. Both the human and the E-rater will detect poor writing style. The E-rater’s memory banks have essays written in American grammar/style, which is slightly distinct from the English used outside of the United States.
Practice, Practice, Practice. Try to do the essays in the 30-minute time frame. That is half the challenge. Always practice under timed conditions on a
computer or take our practice essays for grading.
Our Essay Section & E-Rater Guide is designed to prepare you for the test. We’ve also used experience from years of grading thousands of practice essays
through our essay grading service. The guide is based on information from essay graders and developers of computerized essay grading technology. Based
on our observations, students who use the Essay Guide score about two points
higher (on a scale from 0 to 6) than those who do not. Here’s what the Essay Guide contains:
1. AWA Basics
Analysis of Issue: how to tackle it .
Analysis of Argument: how to identify logical fallacies commonly used in essay questions, such as the unwarranted assumption or the fallacy of equivocation.
How international students should prepare for the essay section.
10 Most Common Errors: over the thousands of essays we have graded, 10 errors keep recurring.
2. How the E-Rater Works
How the E-rater program works.
What not to do: 7 common errors writers make with the E-rater.
3. Organizational Tips: How to Structure Your Essays
Pace schedules for each essay type so that you get everything done in time.
Templates for each essay type to help structure your essays.
4. How to Write Effectively
Basic rules of grammar that you must know.
How to write effective and concise arguments.
Writing drills & exercises to test your writing skills.
5. Answers to the Real Essay Questions
How to see all of the 275 real AWA questions beforehand. You may see every potential essay question before test day.
Read sample answers to the real essay questions (20 sample essay answers). Use these to get an idea about how you should write your essays.