Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 23 Sep 2014, 14:28

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

A program instituted in a particular state allows parents to

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 08 Oct 2010
Posts: 213
Location: Uzbekistan
Schools: Johnson, Fuqua, Simon, Mendoza
WE 3: 10
Followers: 9

Kudos [?]: 207 [0], given: 974

GMAT Tests User
A program instituted in a particular state allows parents to [#permalink] New post 26 Oct 2010, 01:30
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  15% (low)

Question Stats:

93% (01:54) correct 7% (03:31) wrong based on 29 sessions
A program instituted in a particular state allows parents to prepay their children’s future high school boarding school tuition at current rates. The program then pays the tuition annually for the child at any of the state’s boarding schools in which the child enrolls. Parents should participate in the program as a means of decreasing the cost of their children’s high school education.

Which of the following, if true is the most convincing reason for parents not to participate in the program?

(A) The parents are unsure about which boarding school in the state the child will attend,
(B) The amount of money accumulated by putting the prepayment funds in an interest-bearing account today will be greater than the total cost of tuition for any of the boarding schools when the child enrolls.
(C) The annual cost of tuition at the state’s boarding schools is expected to increase at a faster rate than the annual increase in the cost of living.
(D) Some of the state’s boarding schools are contemplating large increases in tuition next year.
(E) The prepayment plan would not cover the cost of room and board at any of the state’s boarding schools.
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Kaplan Promo CodeKnewton GMAT Discount CodesGMAT Pill GMAT Discount Codes
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 16 Jun 2010
Posts: 187
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 30 [0], given: 5

Re: the boarding school [#permalink] New post 26 Oct 2010, 01:56
Straight B.

Options C, D, and E weaken the argument instead of strengthening.
Option A: The Argument specifies that the child can attend any school in the state hence making this option irrelevant.
_________________

Please give me kudos, if you like the above post.
Thanks.

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 23 May 2010
Posts: 443
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 33 [0], given: 112

Re: the boarding school [#permalink] New post 26 Oct 2010, 19:37
Ya ! straight B
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jul 2010
Posts: 101
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 18

Re: the boarding school [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2011, 09:07
A C D E are irrelevant. B is straightforward.
_________________

Hung M.Tran
Faculty of Banking and Finance,
National Economics University of Vietnam


Follow me on Twitter : http://twitter.com/AndyTranHung

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 27 Oct 2010
Posts: 190
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 20

GMAT Tests User
Re: the boarding school [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2011, 07:45
B. More money is accumulated elsewhere.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 27 Jul 2010
Posts: 197
Location: Prague
Schools: University of Economics Prague
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 15

GMAT ToolKit User GMAT Tests User
Re: the boarding school [#permalink] New post 26 Jan 2011, 07:14
B is indeed the best answer.

But D is not irrelevant, it also is contender.
_________________

You want somethin', go get it. Period!

Re: the boarding school   [#permalink] 26 Jan 2011, 07:14
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
A program instituted in a particular state allows parents to whichscore 4 28 Mar 2011, 00:40
A program instituted in a particular state allows parents to pzazz12 3 05 Oct 2010, 04:55
A program instituted in a particular state allows parents to suyashjhawar 4 03 Sep 2010, 23:25
Parents of some of the children in a particular class have prasannar 5 02 May 2008, 20:58
in states that allow " school of choice" program, enginpasa1 3 03 Feb 2008, 21:55
Display posts from previous: Sort by

A program instituted in a particular state allows parents to

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.