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26 Aug 2010, 09:45
Any particular number-of-words range which one should strive for? If yes, is it the same for Argument and Issue essays? Any tips on the "right" size of the AWA essays?

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26 Aug 2010, 10:38
Aim for 5 paragraphs. This should include an introduction, three main body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Mohater has already provided you with this link in your other thread. Please review it.

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5 paragraph try to stay within 4-5 sentences per. intro and conc should be under 4.
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rishabhsingla wrote:
Any particular number-of-words range which one should strive for? If yes, is it the same for Argument and Issue essays? Any tips on the "right" size of the AWA essays?

Introduction

Point 1

Point 2

Point 3

Conclusion.

Do not write a novel but make sure your points are concise. Use the OG AWA examples as a guide.
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I was reading this Peterson Arco - It has suggested ~330 word for Argument and ~ for issue ~ 350. But more important things are content and its organization. As mentioned in previous replies, ideally your response should be approx 4- 5 paragraphs and each pargrapgh 3-5 lines.

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http://blog.knewton.com/2009/07/16/five ... at-essays/

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