GMAT Analytical Writing: Solutions to the Real Argument Topics by Vibrant PublishersGMAT Analytical Writing: Solutions to the Real Argument Topics by Vibrant Publishers

GMAT Analytical Writing: Solutions to the Real Argument Topics

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Paperback | April 14, 2017

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  • Are you able to identify the strengths and weaknesses of an argument?


  • Can you determine what additional information might make an argument easier to evaluate?


  • Can you create alternative, plausible explanations for the claims in an argument?


Because these skills are important for a successful career in management, the GMAT requires each test taker to complete the Analytical Writing Assessment, a timed task that reveals the writers analytical abilities and his or her facility in crafting a coherent evaluation of an argument.


The essays and prewriting activities in this book are intended to serve as models for the test taker to use when responding to practice arguments. Use them as is or to inspire yourself to create your own process. Either way, practicing for the AWA will ensure the best score possible on the test.


This book contains Sixty Sample Analyze an Argument essays along with the rubrics, prompts and tips to use when writing your own essays. The prewriting activities demonstrate how the writer selected a point of view and created evidence to use in developing the responses.


a) 60 solved Argument topics with strategies to be used as a benchmark

b) Expert Strategies and simplified methods to produce focused responses

c) Scoring Guides for Argument tasks as per the GMAT Guidelines

Title:GMAT Analytical Writing: Solutions to the Real Argument TopicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.37 inPublished:April 14, 2017Publisher:Vibrant PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1946383570

ISBN - 13:9781946383570

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the GMAT

Analytical Writing Assessment


Scoring Guide


Solved Argument Tasks with Strategies

Argument Task 1 - The Mercury

Argument Task 2 - Apogee company

Argument Task 3 - Financial magazine

Argument Task 4 - Health club managers

Argument Task 5 - Cerberus dog food

Argument Task 6 - Environmental protection

Argument Task 7 - Big Boards Inc

Argument Task 8 - Speedee Airlines

Argument Task 9 - Corporate newsletter

Argument Task 10 - Company that makes shampoo

Argument Task 11 - Olympic Foods

Argument Task 12 - Large city's council on the arts

Argument Task 13 - Company manufacturing parts for heavy machinery

Argument Task 14 - Magazine on trends and lifestyles

Argument Task 15 - Waymarsh students

Argument Task 16 - Daily Gazette

Argument Task 17 - Advertisement for Adams

Argument Task 18 - Acid-Ease and Pepticaid

Argument Task 19 - Restaurant industry in Spiessa

Argument Task 20 - Automobile manufacturing company

Argument Task 21 - Drug abuse

Argument Task 22 - City L

Argument Task 23 - Board to censor movies

Argument Task 24 - Synthetic Farm Products

Argument Task 25 - Coffee and cola

Argument Task 26 - Perks Company

Argument Task 27 - Fern Valley University

Argument Task 28 - Professor Taylor

Argument Task 29 - Avia Airlines

Argument Task 30 - University hospitals vs community hospitals

Argument Task 31 - Robin Good

Argument Task 32 - Recycling of newspaper

Argument Task 33 - Information technology department of advertising firm

Argument Task 34 - Excelsior Company

Argument Task 35 - Government funding of environmental regulatory agencies

Argument Task 36 - Safer workplace

Argument Task 37 - West Cambria

Argument Task 38 - Prime-time television programs

Argument Task 39 - How to Write a Screenplay for a Movie

Argument Task 40 - ElectroWares Company

Argument Task 41 - Tartfish industry

Argument Task 42 - Advertising spots on KMTV

Argument Task 43 - Plateau College

Argument Task 44 - Saluda Consolidated High School

Argument Task 45 - Books in electronic form

Argument Task 46 - Take Heart Fitness Center

Argument Task 47 - Bayview High School

Argument Task 48 - Store selling gourmet food items

Argument Task 49 - Ready-to-Ware

Argument Task 50 - Omnilixir

Argument Task 51 - Amusement parks

Argument Task 52 - The Clarion

Argument Task 53 - Capital Idea - Irongate district

Argument Task 54 - HuggyBunny

Argument Task 55 - Exeunt Theater Company

Argument Task 56 - Capital Idea investment firm - tartfish

Argument Task 57 - Avia Airlines - commuter route

Argument Task 58 - GBS Company

Argument Task 59 - Excel Meats

Argument Task 60 - Improving services for the city