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It has become more popular for parents to send their children to private schools rather than sending them to public ones.

A) private schools rather than sending them to public ones
B) private schools rather than public schools
C) study at private schools rather than sending them to public ones
D) be schooled privately rather than in public schools
E) private rather than public schools

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Re: SC Question:It has become more popular for parents to send [#permalink] New post 22 Feb 2013, 11:31
I am tied between B and E.

Is E construction correct?
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Re: SC Question:It has become more popular for parents to send [#permalink] New post 22 Feb 2013, 11:56
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I am tied between B and E.

Is E construction correct?


Hi Soumens,

The construction in (E) is fine and is a quite commonly used construction.

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Re: SC Question:It has become more popular for parents to send [#permalink] New post 22 Feb 2013, 15:38
Does B have a parallelism or redundancy/wordiness error? If the former, can someone elaborate on the issue? My only observation is that schools (same entities) are compared, for which reason one of the "school" words needs to be omitted.
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Does B have a parallelism or redundancy/wordiness error? If the former, can someone elaborate on the issue? My only observation is that schools (same entities) are compared, for which reason one of the "school" words needs to be omitted.


Hi stoy4o,

Both (B) and (E) are correct, and both express a clear and concise comparison. Just because (E) expresses the same idea in a fewer one it will be a better choice in GMAT.

Yes the same entities are being compared and "schools" can be (not "need" to be) omitted without changing the meaning of the sentence.

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