The GRE Argument Essay will contain a short argument that may or may not be complete, and specific instructions on how to respond. The GRE Argument Essay requires you to analyze and critique an argument. You must evaluate the logical soundness of the argument rather than take a side. In this task you do not develop your own argument, but instead critique the argument presented in the prompt.
Try the following samples for practice:
GRE Argument Essay Sample Prompt #1
GRE Argument Essay Sample Prompt #2
GRE Argument Essay Sample Prompt #3
Remember that on Test Day you’ll have 30 minutes for the GRE Argument Essay. Looking for more sample prompts?