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Essay Writing [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2007, 03:43
Can anyone suggest good website/resources to assist for Essay writing for schools?

Also-though I have OK type GMAT score 720 (V-90,Q-90) :-D , I scored only 4 :( in AWA. Does it have any impact on my applications?
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2007, 04:30
Hypothesis on the matter would be that with a lower AWA can be entirely offset by the quality of your essays - with a 4.0 easily (the only way this wouldn't work is if you got say a 2.0, then you wrote stellar essays - then people think someelse wrote them).

Having said that, I don't think a 4.0 is anything to worry about too much. Just put the work in.

There are several threads on essay books on here - Montauk and Bodine are the two preferred texts by people on here.
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2007, 06:33
Paul Bodine's book is pretty essential.
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Re: Essay Writing [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2013, 10:40
From my research on the matter...
When AdComs see your marvelous essays and compare it with poor English/AWA score - they see a disconnect and can assume you hired someone to (help) write it.
Said that: you have a really good score in English and a 4 on AWA is probably not bad (percentile?) - so I wouldn't worry about it.
Re: Essay Writing   [#permalink] 23 Dec 2013, 10:40
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