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As state governments become less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities have been becoming more and more dependent on alumni networks, corporate sponsorships, and philanthropists.

become less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities have been becoming

are becoming less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities have become

become less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities will become

become less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities have become

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become less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities have been becoming -- <The clue here is "in the coming years. Means "universities will become" is the right tense. For example - As I do become more and more weak in the coming days, I have been dying soon and resting in the grave. Doesn't make any sense. It should be "As I become weak, I will die soon" Simple future and present tense >

are becoming less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities have become The present continuous tense talks always about the now. The sentence states "In the coming years" So usage of present continuous is wrong here. "As I m becoming weak in the coming years" This doesn't convey any sense at all. Both the tenses are wrong. "Are becoming" and "Have "

become less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities will become <Conveys the intended meaning. Both tenses are correct which establish the correct sequence of the sentence. "Once the govt is less able to support, universities will become dependent on others" . In simple term "Once A happens, B will happen.">

become less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities have become Wrong usage of tense as stated above "have become"

are becoming less and less able to support higher education in the coming years, universities will become <Usage of wrong tense "Are becoming">

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IMHO (C) as well , with sowragu for the same reason posted above...
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E can be correct too

have done/past simple can go with simple present to make a sequence.
past perfect can go with past simple to make a sequence
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E can be correct too

have done/past simple can go with simple present to make a sequence.
past perfect can go with past simple to make a sequence


Present continuous tense are becoming cannot be used to refer to a future period (in coming years) .

(In colloquial English, however, we often use that way - tomorrow I am going to school; nevertheless GMAT does not prefer this usage - we should say: tomorrow I shall go to school).

For this reason are becoming in coming years is incorrect. Another simpler example would probably make it clearer:

I am becoming older in coming years..definitely wrong.

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"in the coming years" & future tense "will" is a very common pattern in SC gmat questions.
C & E are both close, but E is incorrect b/c the tense is wrongly used. V-ing is normally avoided in gmat.

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As I am doing more hardworking in coming days , I will be able to crack GMAT is better

Or as I do more hardworking in coming days, I will be able to crack

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