A UC Santa Cruz graduate with a BA in Politics and a minor in Film, he loves education, bluegrass, the Sierras, and the Pacific.
The vastness of the universe does not deter him from hoping to meet an intelligent life form from another planet one day.
I hope the rubric gives you a little more traction for evaluating your writing so that you know what you need to work on to improve.
Note: Some students might wonder why the rubric is for the GRE and GMAT.
All the information that you see in our rubric is based on information published by ETS.
If you need sample essays at different score levels or want to read more about the AWA and how it is graded, I highly recommend reading through An Introduction to the Analytical Writing Section of the GRE.Download the Magoosh Essay Rubric (you can also download the printable PDF by clicking the image below) and get started!After completing the essay, you’ll need to check the four aspects of your writing. Make your own flashcards that can be shared with others.Learn with extra-efficient algorithm, developed by our team, to save your time.They provide teachers and administrators the ability to analyze the data with direct references to the traits and language of the rubrics.Visit the WRIIT Library to access annotated and scored sample student essays, learning progressions, comprehensive lessons based on WRIIT practice prompts, skills-based lessons, mentor text suggestions, anchor charts, graphic organizers for student brainstorming, and much more!Each column represents one aspect of writing and each row represents a level from 0 to 6.Each cell of the rubric describes a specific aspect of writing at a specific level.These are all valid concerns, but trust me, you just need to start writing.But we won’t send you out to sea without a life vest.