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# AWA - how long should it be?

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25 Jun 2009, 00:29
How long should the AWA typically be? I write about 3-4 short paragraphs.
Also, does anyone have a good template?
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25 Jun 2009, 03:40
Here it is, you should find all the answers here:

http://gmatclub.com/forum/how-to-get-6-0-awa-my-guide-64327.html
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25 Jun 2009, 19:04
Pathfinder wrote:
Here it is, you should find all the answers here:

http://gmatclub.com/forum/how-to-get-6-0-awa-my-guide-64327.html

Thanks for the link Pathfinder, I am going to bookmark it and use it during AWA prep.
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25 Jun 2009, 21:27
General consensus is 500+ words. It has a psychological effect if your essay looks long since your arguments will seem more developed.
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26 Jun 2009, 04:32
megafan wrote:
Pathfinder wrote:
Here it is, you should find all the answers here:

http://gmatclub.com/forum/how-to-get-6-0-awa-my-guide-64327.html

Thanks for the link Pathfinder, I am going to bookmark it and use it during AWA prep.

Heh, I did exactly the same - added Chinesburned's post in my bookmarks. I've deleted it just recently.
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# AWA - how long should it be?

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