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The nations three military academies have seen a dramatic [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 15:02
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The nation’s three military academies have seen a dramatic rise in applications, one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private colleges, and improved recruiting by the academies.

(A) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private colleges, and improved recruiting by the academies
(B) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, tuition costs that have increased at private colleges, and academies improving their recruiting
(C) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, private colleges that increased their tuition costs, and recruiting improvements by the academies
(D) fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, tuition costs increasing at private
colleges, and academies improving their recruiting
(E) fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private
colleges, and academies improving their recruiting

Please EXPLAIN your answer.
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Re: SC#1000 ....military academies [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 17:24
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The nation’s three military academies have seen a dramatic rise in applications, one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private colleges, and improved recruiting by the academies.

(A) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private colleges, and improved recruiting by the academies correct- parallel
(B) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, tuition costs that have increased at private colleges, and academies improving their recruiting
(C) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, private colleges that increased their tuition costs, and recruiting improvements by the academies
(D) fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, tuition costs increasing at private
colleges, and academies improving their recruiting
(E) fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private
colleges, and academies improving their recruiting

Please EXPLAIN your answer.
thanks.


I got A for the answer, only answer with comparable participial phrases (thanks trivikram)

resurgence of patriotism
increasing tuition costs at private colleges
improved recruiting by the academies

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Re: SC#1000 ....military academies [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 19:43
empty_spaces wrote:
The nation’s three military academies have seen a dramatic rise in applications, one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private colleges, and improved recruiting by the academies.

(A) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private colleges, and improved recruiting by the academies
(B) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, tuition costs that have increased at private colleges, and academies improving their recruiting
(C) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, private colleges that increased their tuition costs, and recruiting improvements by the academies
(D) fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, tuition costs increasing at private
colleges, and academies improving their recruiting
(E) fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private
colleges, and academies improving their recruiting

Please EXPLAIN your answer.
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Close between A and E . Cant see anything wrong in A . Correct parellels
In I am hesitant to use 'academies improving their'
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Re: SC#1000 ....military academies [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 19:55
beckee529 wrote:
empty_spaces wrote:
The nation’s three military academies have seen a dramatic rise in applications, one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private colleges, and improved recruiting by the academies.

(A) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private colleges, and improved recruiting by the academies correct- parallel
(B) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, tuition costs that have increased at private colleges, and academies improving their recruiting
(C) one fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, private colleges that increased their tuition costs, and recruiting improvements by the academies
(D) fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, tuition costs increasing at private
colleges, and academies improving their recruiting
(E) fueled by a resurgence of patriotism, increasing tuition costs at private
colleges, and academies improving their recruiting

Please EXPLAIN your answer.
thanks.


I got A for the answer, only answer with comparable participial clauses

resurgence of patriotism
increasing tuition costs at private colleges
improved recruiting by the academies


You meant phrases?
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 21:27
Damn that was hard. I said E, but A is the parallel one now.
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Aug 2007, 21:56
Between A and E for sure.
But I chose A.

The third part of E doesnt fit in.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2007, 12:01
OA is A
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