Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) is one of three skills tested in the GRE exam. The AWA section is always presented first. The importance of this section is usually overshadowed by the other two sections, namely the quantitative section and the verbal section. Most of the GRE aspirants consider practicing for this section as a waste of time as they consider themselves to be well-versed in the English language, but this over-confidence often proves to be detrimental to their GRE score. Practicing for this section will put you in an advantageous position over the others who take this section lightly.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.gyandhan.com/blogs/Importance_of_GRE%27s_AWA_and_How_To_Ace_it