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790 (Q51, V48) but only 5 from AWA

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GMAT 1: 790 Q51 V48
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I have just received my official score report and have found out that I only scored 5/6 from AWA. While I'm obviously happy with my overall score (though I know exactly which question I bombed in Verbal and it shouldn't have happened..) I'm a little worried about AWA. Ironically, I was so confident about the essay that I virutally spent only 1h preparing for this section of the test and I assume I must have omitted something that was expected from me in AWA.

I'm going to apply to HSW and I'm wondering whether such a score would not come off as inconsistent with my strong GMAT verbal and personal interest in linguistics.

I'm not a native speaker so on top of GMAT I will be taking TOEFL, which should easily show that I don't have any issues with writing in English.

Thanks in advance for any opinions on that matter.
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chris139 - let me be the first one to congratulate you on the phenomenal GMAT score.

I'm no expert, but I don't think an AWA score can come in your way with that score. All the best for your applications!
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Hey chris139
Congrats on the amazing score! Do not worry about the AWA. If it was 3 or lower, I'd be a little worried, but 5 is fine and in fact, I believe it's the average. Now the one thing I would say -- even with a score like yours, this process is not an easy one and indeed sometimes we see people assume that a great GMAT will "make" their application. Make sure you deliver across your entire application -- essays, recs, etc. Get in touch with us to set up a free consult for a full review of your candidacy. (You don't have to wait for me -- just schedule a session for a day/time that works for you.)
Congrats again!
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chris139 wrote:
I have just received my official score report and have found out that I only scored 5/6 from AWA. While I'm obviously happy with my overall score (though I know exactly which question I bombed in Verbal and it shouldn't have happened..) I'm a little worried about AWA. Ironically, I was so confident about the essay that I virutally spent only 1h preparing for this section of the test and I assume I must have omitted something that was expected from me in AWA.

I'm going to apply to HSW and I'm wondering whether such a score would not come off as inconsistent with my strong GMAT verbal and personal interest in linguistics.

I'm not a native speaker so on top of GMAT I will be taking TOEFL, which should easily show that I don't have any issues with writing in English.

Thanks in advance for any opinions on that matter.


Hi chris139,

Congratulations on an exceptional score! :) Truly well-done! With regard to the AWA, it is above the average. Hence, don't let it bother you at all. For now, just focus on creating a set of stellar essays and submitting an application that is truly reflective of your capabilities and potential.

All the best! :)
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