GRE Writing


The Analytical Writing section of the GRE contains two essays: one issue essay and one argument essay. The GRE calls these essays "tasks", so don't be confused when exam day comes. You are given 30 minutes per essay.

Analytical Writing

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

TYPES OF QUESTIONS

ALLOTED TIME

(Always the 1st Section)

2

  1. One "Analyze an Issue" task

  2. One "Analyze an Argument" task

30 minutes per essay