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At the suggestion of his guidance counselor, Brad applied to two Ivy

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At the suggestion of his guidance counselor, Brad applied to two Ivy League colleges and to the schools he knew would accept him.

(A) At the suggestion of
(B) When he was suggested by
(C) A suggestion coming from
(D) A suggestion that came from
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At the suggestion of his guidance counselor, Brad applied to two Ivy League colleges and to the schools he knew would accept him.

(A) At the suggestion of
(B) When he was suggested by
(C) A suggestion coming from
(D) A suggestion that came from
(E) After having a suggestion from



(B) would imply that brad was suggested by the counselor
(C) and (D) would imply that brad is a suggestion

I would choose A over E for conciseness.

Answer choice A
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Staright A.At the suggestion of is correct expression.
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Staright A.At the suggestion of is correct expression.


What is wrong with option B? Please explain.

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prashant6923 wrote:
Staright A.At the suggestion of is correct expression.


What is wrong with option B? Please explain.

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" he was suggested by " is passive structure and generally incorrect for GMAT.
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Staright A.At the suggestion of is correct expression.


What is wrong with option B? Please explain.

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When he was suggested by his guidance counselor, Brad applied to two Ivy League colleges and to the schools he knew would accept him.

If you read it for meaning it would mean that brad was suggested by his counselor. In other words, brad is a suggestion of his counselor.

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At the suggestion of his guidance counselor, Brad applied to two Ivy League colleges and to the schools he knew would accept him.

(A) At the suggestion of
(B) When he was suggested by
(C) A suggestion coming from
(D) A suggestion that came from
(E) After having a suggestion from


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B changes the meaning in saying that Brad was suggested by his counselor. C and D imply that Brad is the suggestion. A is more efficient than E. Choice A is the correct answer.
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