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Course SummaryBoost your confidence before you sit for the Analytical Writing portion of the GRE General Exam with help from this engaging and user-friendly study guide course. Accessible 24 hours a day, our video lessons are designed by expert instructors who understand this test inside and out. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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About This Course
We've designed this test prep course to help you review for the Analytical Writing section of the GRE General Exam. Our short video lessons are self-paced, allowing you to review as little or as much information as needed, from planning your essay to writing your essay body. To check your understanding along the way, take the lesson quizzes and chapter tests. The Dashboard is a great way to keep track of your progress through the course and allows you to submit any questions that come up to an instructor. The materials in this course are also mobile friendly so you can study any time that you'd like.
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Syllabus & Course Information
When you work through this study guide course, you'll get a thorough review of information you'll need to know to do well on the exam. The lessons cover grammar usage as well as writing and editing techniques. In addition, this course can help you do the following:
- Craft an argument
- Plan and start your essay
- Write and edit your essay
- Utilize effective writing techniques
- Write stronger sentences
- Use correct grammar
Made up of 54 lessons in 8 concise chapters, the course thoroughly covers the material on which you'll be tested. To be sure you're ready, take the lesson quizzes and chapter tests to identify any areas that might need more work.
GRE Analytical Writing Exam Information
The GRE General exam is intended for candidates looking for admission into business and graduate school. The Analytical Writing portion of the exam tests your analytical writing and critical thinking skills, although it does not test your knowledge of specific content.
- Number of Questions: 2
- Question Type: Analyze an issue, analyze an argument
- Time Limit: 60 minutes (two separately-timed 30 minutes tasks)
- Exam Cost: $205 for entire General Exam
GRE Analytical Writing Exam Preparation & Registration
To help take the stress out of preparing for the Analytical Writing portion of the GRE exam, we've laid out all the topics you'll need to know in this course. Our easy-to-follow video lessons outline the essay planning process, how to craft your argument and essay writing techniques. You'll also find an overview of the GRE exam overall and the Analytical Writing portion specifically.
If you want to take the GRE General Exam, you'll need to set up an account online, pay the required fees and then register for the exam you'd like to take. At this time, you'll be able to select your testing location and time. On test day, candidates are asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to their test time with valid photo identification that matches the name used to set up the test takers' online account. Please note, any personal items brought with you to the exam, such as watches and mobile phones, are not allowed in the testing area.
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