Analysis of an issue tutorial
Last updated: 13 Oct 2008
Analysis of an issue essays are one of two essay types that you will be faced with on the GMAT exam.
You will have to 30 minutes to write an analysis of an issue essay when you take the exam.
In analysis of an issue essay questions, you must either agree or disagree with the issue at hand, supporting your argument logically and structuring the essay effectively.
Here is an example of an analysis of an issue question:
"Trust is a key ingredient in successful business relations".
Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion above. Support your point of view with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading.
In this tutorial we will show you a framework for writing analysis of an issue essays and take you through a step by step example of writing an essay using this framework.