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Understanding the GRE® General Test: Analytical Writing

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Video duration: 1:58

On-screen: [ETS® GRE®]

On-screen: [Analytical Writing. Verbal Reasoning. Quantitative Reasoning.]

On-screen: [Understanding the GRE® General Test: Analytical Writing.]

On-screen: [“What’s the word on Analytical Writing?”]

On-screen: [The Analytical Writing assessment measures]

On-screen: [Skills that are essential for success]

On-screen: [In any graduate discipline.]

On-screen: [It is frequently the best or second best predictor of a student’s]

On-screen: [Future GPA*. *Out of the three sections of the GRE® General Test.]

On-screen: [This measure assesses a test taker’s ability to:]

On-screen: [This measure assesses a test taker’s ability to: Articulate and support complex ideas with relevant reasons and examples]

On-screen: [This measure assesses a test taker’s ability to: Construct and evaluate arguments]

On-screen: [This measure assesses a test taker’s ability to: Examine claims and accompanying evidence]

On-screen: [This measure assesses a test taker’s ability to: Sustain a well-focused, coherent discussion]

On-screen: [This measure assesses a test taker’s ability to: Control the elements of standard written English]

On-screen: [Two separately timed tasks determine an individual’s ability to:]

On-screen: [Two separately timed tasks determine an individual’s ability to: Construct an argument by taking a position and providing evidence that supports their views on an issue.]

On-screen: [Two separately timed tasks determine an individual’s ability to: Evaluate someone else’s argument by assessing its claims and evaluating the supporting evidence it provides.]

On-screen: [Because the test is administered in a secure environment]

On-screen: [Programs can feel confident that test-taker writing samples are trustworthy and unedited by others]

On-screen: [Unlike other writing samples that applicants may submit.]

On-screen: [This authenticity provides an even clearer picture of an applicant’s potential.]

On-screen: [An essential component of the only research-based, objective measure of an applicant’s critical thinking, analytical writing and reasoning skills.]

On-screen: [The GRE® Analytical Writing score is an important part of any holistic admissions process.]

On-screen: [ETS® GRE®]

On-screen: [ETS® GRE® Learn more at holisticadmissions.org]

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