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Is there penalty if I do not do the AWA part?

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12 Apr 2011, 04:08
Hello ,

The school I am interested in does not require the AWA score, the only require the Verbal and Quant score. As I know the Q+V score and AWA score are separate. So my question is:

Is there any penalty if I leave the AWA section blank?

Thanks

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12 Apr 2011, 07:44
Todor wrote:
Hello ,

The school I am interested in does not require the AWA score, the only require the Verbal and Quant score. As I know the Q+V score and AWA score are separate. So my question is:

Is there any penalty if I leave the AWA section blank?

Thanks

I don't know if the real thing is anything like GMATPrep but in GMATPrep you have to put something down, even if it's gibberish, just to get a score. There would be no penalty but at least write one sentence just in case.

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12 Apr 2011, 08:56
to be safe you should just write something even using half a brain.

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12 Apr 2011, 09:13
no its separate score
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12 Apr 2011, 09:50
Wouldn't it look suspicious to admissions officers if you got 700+ and a big fat 0 on your AWA?
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12 Apr 2011, 10:03
Like he said its not required for his school. And just right some BS...you're not getting a Zero
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13 Apr 2011, 04:32
Hi,

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