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In addition to having a greater number of students than Lexington Community College, the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in Lexington, with more national achievement award winners among their ranks.

(A) the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in
(B) Vaughn College is home to students who are academically stronger than those in
(C) the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than they are in
(D) Vaughn College’s students are academically stronger than they are in
(E) Vaughn College has students stronger academically than
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02 Aug 2009, 01:24
IMO B

the first part of the sentence is talking about vaughn clg. After that it is a case of comparison of students from both clgs.
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02 Aug 2009, 02:16
Boils down to A and B

What is being compared - Vaughn College vs Lexington Community College

So B
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02 Aug 2009, 02:51
at first i choose b but i guess its wrong coz the prepositional phase starting with (with) has their in it ...
so it shld a ............... that phrase starting wid (with) refers to subject of the sentence .....

so ans a
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02 Aug 2009, 08:11
A can not be the answer , sentence should start with Vaughan College to make proper comparison
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02 Aug 2009, 12:32
sudeep wrote:
In addition to having a greater number of students than Lexington Community College, the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in Lexington, with more national achievement award winners among their ranks.
A. the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in
B. Vaughn College is home to students who are academically stronger than those in
C. the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than they are in
D. Vaughn College’s students are academically stronger than they are in
E. Vaughn College has students stronger academically than

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straight B. 'Vaughn College' should be modified so B and E are left ... B is correct.
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02 Aug 2009, 22:07
between B and E, E does wrong comparision so opting for B.
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09 Aug 2009, 02:23
Agree with B. But not quite clear why E is wrong
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In addition to having a greater number of students than Lexington Community College, the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in Lexington, with more national achievement award winners among their ranks.

E. Vaughn College has students stronger academically than ... lets replace it in original sentence

Vaughn College has students stronger academically than Lexington ... missing 'has' ...

E - wrong comparision

B is correct
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10 Aug 2009, 10:41
IMO B
I find only B has right comparison.
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10 Aug 2009, 16:44
A. the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in -students...wrong one
B. Vaughn College is home to students who are academically stronger than those in -vaughn college, correct sentence
C. the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than they are in -students comparing to college..wrong
D. Vaughn College’s students are academically stronger than they are in -students comparing to college again
E. Vaughn College has students stronger academically than - should be academically stronger...
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24 Aug 2009, 13:01
The second clause must begin with Vaughn College, which is the subject; so A, C, and D are out (note that D begins with Vaughn College's students, the college should be the subject, not the students, since we are comparing college to college).

E is wrong because it says that students are stronger than the college!
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05 Aug 2010, 04:24
IMO B...
modifier and correct word usage..
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05 Aug 2010, 05:48
B since after the comma Vaughn college should be immediately referenced.
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05 Aug 2010, 14:47
sudeep wrote:
In addition to having a greater number of students than Lexington Community College, the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in Lexington, with more national achievement award winners among their ranks.

(A) the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in comparison error, cannot compare LexComC to students
(B) Vaughn College is home to students who are academically stronger than those in
(C) the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than they are in comparison error, cannot compare LexComC to students
(D) Vaughn College’s students are academically stronger than they are in comparison error, cannot compare LexComC to students
(E) Vaughn College has students stronger academically than
comparison error in second part of the sentence students to Lex
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06 Aug 2010, 06:58
I will even go with B, considering the Modifiers rule
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06 Aug 2010, 12:06
sudeep wrote:
In addition to having a greater number of students than Lexington Community College, the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in Lexington, with more national achievement award winners among their ranks.

(A) the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than those in
(B) Vaughn College is home to students who are academically stronger than those in
(C) the students in Vaughn College are academically stronger than they are in
(D) Vaughn College’s students are academically stronger than they are in
(E) Vaughn College has students stronger academically than

B. it is. Who got the greater number of student? Vaughn college. Thus, Vaugh college should be the subject for the second part. Leave B,E. In E, we cannot compare students with Lexington. So, B
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08 Oct 2010, 13:11
good one. put my basics to test on the closeness to the first clause.
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17 Oct 2010, 06:10
B.modigier and comparison question
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08 Aug 2011, 10:03
B is the answer..good question...
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