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GMAT Issue Sample Essays

  1. Topic 694 - "Government should place stricter limits on the ability of businesses to invade citizens' privacy through telemarketing, e-mail, advertising, collection of personal information on consumers, and so on, even if those limits affect businesses' profitability and competitiveness." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your position with reasons and/or examples from your experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write
  2. Topic 601 - "Ask most older people to identify the key to success, and they are likely to reply ?hard work.' Yet, I would tell people starting off in a career that work in itself is not the key. In fact, you have to approach work cautiously ? too much or too little can be self-defeating." To what extent do you agree or disagree with this view of work? Develop your position by using reasons and/or examples from your reading, experience, or observations. Read | Write
  3. Topic 559 - "For hundreds of years, the monetary system of most countries has been based on the exchange of metal coins and printed pieces of paper. However, because of recent developments in technology, the international community should consider replacing the entire system of coins and paper with a system of electronic accounts of credits and debits." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write
  4. Topic 658 - "The most effective way for managers to assign work is to divide complex tasks into their simpler component parts. This way, each worker completes a small portion of the task but contributes to the whole." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write
  5. Topic 589 - "Since science and technology are becoming more and more essential to modern society, schools should devote more time to teaching science and technology and less to teaching the arts and humanities." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write
  6. Topic 621 - "The most important quality in an employee is not specific knowledge or technical competence. Instead, it is the ability to work well with other employees." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion expressed above. Support your point of view with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write
  7. Topic 566 - "Organizations should be structured in a clear hierarchy in which the people at each level, from top to bottom, are held accountable for completing a particular component of the work. Any other organizational structure goes against human nature and will ultimately prove fruitless." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion expressed above. Support your point of view with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write
  8. Topic 593 - "The best way to preserve the natural environment is to impose penalties ? whether fines, imprisonment, or other punishments ? on those who are most responsible for polluting or otherwise damaging it." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion expressed above. Support your point of view with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write
  9. Topic 572 - "In this age of automation, many people complain that humans are becoming subservient to machines. But, in fact, machines are continually improving our lives." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion expressed above. Support your point of view with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write
  10. Topic 648 - "In order to understand a society, we must examine the contents of its museums and the subjects of its memorials. What a society chooses to preserve, display, and commemorate is the truest indicator of what the society values." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your position with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write
  11. Topic 557 - "There is only one definition of success ? to be able to spend your life in your own way." To what extent do you agree or disagree with this definition of success? Support your position by using reasons and examples from your reading, your own experience, or your observation of others. Read | Write
  12. Topic 667 - "All employees should help decide how the profits of their company or business should be used." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Read | Write



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October 15, 2016