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The local university recently hired a new soccer coach.

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The local university recently hired a new soccer coach. Although she has several years' worth
of coaching experience and is a diligent student of the game, she was never a member of a
collegiate soccer team. For this reason, the new coach will be unable to build a successful
program.

The argument above is based on which of the following assumptions?

(A) The local university should have hired a former collegiate soccer player as its new coach.
(B) Coaching experience is one of the most crucial factors for coaching success.
(C) The,previous coach at the university was dismissed due to her lack of success,
(D) To build a successful soccer program as a coach,one must be a former collegiate soccer player.
(E) The university does not plan to provide the new coach with the resources necessary to build a successful program.
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Re: MANHATTAN GMAT: CRITICAL REASONING QUESTIONS [#permalink] New post 02 Sep 2011, 09:28
clear D.

argument clearly reads that the new coach will not be successful because she was never a member of the collegiate soccer team.
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Re: CR-New soccer coach [#permalink] New post 02 Sep 2011, 10:47
straight D
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Re: CR-New soccer coach [#permalink] New post 14 Sep 2011, 05:24
Is this a 700 level question ??
took less than a minute :)
clear D !!
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Re: CR-New soccer coach [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2011, 00:03
Easy D..
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Re: CR-New soccer coach [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2011, 01:56
Easy D.

In the first look thought i am getting tricked into the wrong answer.
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Re: CR-New soccer coach [#permalink] New post 19 Sep 2011, 03:43
bholakc wrote:
The local university recently hired a new soccer coach. Although she has several years' worth
of coaching experience and is a diligent student of the game, she was never a member of a
collegiate soccer team. For this reason, the new coach will be unable to build a successful
program.

The argument above is based on which of the following assumptions?

(A) The local university should have hired a former collegiate soccer player as its new coach.
(B) Coaching experience is one of the most crucial factors for coaching success.
(C) The,previous coach at the university was dismissed due to her lack of success,
(D) To build a successful soccer program as a coach,one must be a former collegiate soccer player.
(E) The university does not plan to provide the new coach with the resources necessary to build a successful program.



straight D.. is this 700+ question.. i have doubt on that..
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Re: CR-New soccer coach [#permalink] New post 20 Sep 2011, 03:26
Took 35 Secs to discover "D" :)
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Re: CR-New soccer coach [#permalink] New post 27 Sep 2011, 08:17
bholakc wrote:
The local university recently hired a new soccer coach. Although she has several years' worth
of coaching experience and is a diligent student of the game, she was never a member of a
collegiate soccer team. For this reason, the new coach will be unable to build a successful
program.

The argument above is based on which of the following assumptions?

(A) The local university should have hired a former collegiate soccer player as its new coach.
(B) Coaching experience is one of the most crucial factors for coaching success.
(C) The,previous coach at the university was dismissed due to her lack of success,
(D) To build a successful soccer program as a coach,one must be a former collegiate soccer player.
(E) The university does not plan to provide the new coach with the resources necessary to build a successful program.


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