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High school students are often encouraged by their parents to study diligently for AP exams, which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs.

(A) which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs

(B) which allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition

(C) which, if the score is high, allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on tuition costs

(D) as high scores allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition

(E) as high scores allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs
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New post 16 Sep 2017, 20:34
Would go with option B

Since "Which" is preferred over "as"
In option A "their" seems to be ambiguous and Option C has the same problem as A but the phrase "if the score is high" should'nt be between two commas.

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High school students are often encouraged by their parents to study diligently for AP exams, which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs.

A. which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs
B. which allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition
C. which, if the score is high, allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on tuition costs
D. as high scores allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition
E. as high scores allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs


D for me . Sentence is trying to say that scoring high or high scores allow the students to skip certain courses.

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High school students are often encouraged by their parents to study diligently for AP exams, which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs.

A. which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs
B. which allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition
C. which, if the score is high, allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on tuition costs
D. as high scores allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition
E. as high scores allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs


Hi Broall,

Just wanted to confirm whether the word COSTS is omitted intentionally or erroneously in option B & D.

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High school students are often encouraged by their parents to study diligently for AP exams, which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs.

A. which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs
B. which allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition
C. which, if the score is high, allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on tuition costs
D. as high scores allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition
E. as high scores allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs


Hi Broall,

Just wanted to confirm whether the word COSTS is omitted intentionally or erroneously in option B & D.


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Options A,B,C can be crossed out because which is trying to modify the noun AP exams
the word them in option is confusing as it can refer to either parents or students. Hence this option is wrong

D is the correct option as per me.

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High school students are often encouraged by their parents to study diligently for AP exams, which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs.

(A) which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs

(B) which allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition

(C) which, if the score is high, allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on tuition costs

(D) as high scores allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition

(E) as high scores allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs


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Whenever you see certain relative pronouns (who, which, where, whose) in a sentence correction problem, you should hone it on those as an initial decision point.

Here you see the obvious choice between “which” and “as” to start each answer.

The broad rule for non-restrictive relative pronouns (those used with a comma and giving extra information about what they are beside) is that they must be beside (or very close to) a noun that they can logically modify.

For (A), (B), and (C), it is not the AP exams that allow students to skip courses and save tuition – rather it is a good performance on those exams! =Given this you can eliminate (A), (B), and (C).

(D) and (E) properly use the conjunction “as” to link together a separate clause that explains what high scores will do for students.

(E) contains two errors seen in some of the other answers: there is a reference error with the pronoun “them” and the “costs” after tuition is unnecessary and redundant.

The correct answer is (D).
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High school students are often encouraged by their parents to study diligently for AP exams, which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs.

(A) which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs -"them" is dangling pronoun. Meaning error --> Exams don't allow the students to save costs

(B) which allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition -Meaning Error

(C) which, if the score is high, allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on tuition costs -Meaning Error

(D) as high scores allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition -Correct

(E) as high scores allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs -"them" is dangling pronoun
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the high scores allows them to skip and save. Exams themselves can not help them skip and save tuition cost.

D it is.
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High school students are often encouraged by their parents to study diligently for AP exams, which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs.

(A) which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs (High Scores allow the students not exams)

(B) which allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition (Same as A)

(C) which, if the score is high, allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on tuition costs (Same as A)

(D) as high scores allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition (Correct)

(E) as high scores allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs (Them could be students or parents)
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High school students are often encouraged by their parents to study diligently for AP exams, which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs.

(A) which allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs

(B) which allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition

(C) which, if the score is high, allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on tuition costs

(D) as high scores allow the students to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition

(E) as high scores allow them to skip certain required college courses and save substantially on overall tuition costs



narrowed down to D and E.... but experts
how can anyone save on "tuition" ???? it should be "tuition costs" according to me,,,,

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I chose D despite having a doubt-
should'nt we use an infinitive "to save" than just "save" ?

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I chose D despite having a doubt-
should'nt we use an infinitive "to save" than just "save" ?


Sentence is as below. To applies to both skip and Save.

as high scores allow the students to
skip certain required college courses and
save substantially on overall tuition

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