GRE Analytical Writing (the GRE Essay Section)

From this page you can link to detailed information about the GRE Analytical Writing section. You can also review some time-tested tips for writing your essays and for GRE essay prep.

To help you learn how to write effective GRE essays, also available here are two top-scoring sample essays in each of the two GRE essay formats: Analyze an Issue and Analyze an Argument.

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