Tks for the question: What is the best way to prepare for the GMAT AWA and IR in a short time? I would suggest that you do the same as it provides you a perspective as to what you are dealing with exactly.2. Understanding the GMAT exam format and pattern When I started my prep the first thing I did was understand the basic structure of the GMAT; the sections, the duration, the number of questions, the scoring mechanism, and so on.GMAT creators want to see how well you can analyze an argument, so in this section, you are given an argument and expected to critique it. Discover a few GMAT writing tips that can help you to create a critique that earns you a high score on this portion of the test.
Read and Evaluate High-Scoring Analytical Essays When preparing for the GMAT Analytical Writing section, it’s a good idea to read and evaluate essays that received high scores.This can help you see what needs to be adjusted in your own writing to create an essay that earns a high score.In fact, you can break each essay down and highlight the individual elements that earned it a high score.Study the Scoring System for the GMAT Analytical Writing Section Studying the for the analytical essay is very helpful in your quest to craft a high-scoring piece.After writing a practice essay, you can compare its contents to the criteria on the rubric.Unfortunately, some students become nervous or anxious about this part of the exam and forget to plan out their essay before diving into the task.This can result in a poorly organized essay or one that is missing important points.After this you can switch to a more extensive guide such as a Kaplan or a Manhattan; however, this is not necessary, you could scout various GMAT forums for notes, which are generally condensed versions of the rules given in these guides.3.Using the Official Guide to set the foundation After I was done with the concepts I solved the Official Guides under time constraints. I had the main Official Guide and the Verbal Official Guide; now that I think about it, investing in the Quant Official Guide might have been a good idea and would probably have helped me get a Q50 (the score I had expected in Quant) on the actual GMAT. Moving on to the Verbal section Now I started working on the Verbal section.You probably know that the GMAT gauges your skills in reading and math.But did you know that there is also a section called the Analytical Writing Assessment?