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17 Oct 2008, 13:35
According to a survey of graduating medical students conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges, minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than are other graduates in planning to practice in socioeconomically deprived areas.

A. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than are other graduates in planning to practice
B. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than other graduates who plan on practicing
C. minority graduates are nearly four times as likely as other graduates to plan on practicing
D. it is nearly four times more likely that minority graduates rather than other graduates will plan to practice
E. it is nearly four times as likely for minority graduates than other graduates to plan to practice

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17 Oct 2008, 14:12
D for me.

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17 Oct 2008, 15:06
mikegao wrote:
According to a survey of graduating medical students conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges, minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than are other graduates in planning to practice in socioeconomically deprived areas.

A. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than are other graduates in planning to practice
B. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than other graduates who plan on practicing
C. minority graduates are nearly four times as likely as other graduates to plan on practicing
D. it is nearly four times more likely that minority graduates rather than other graduates will plan to practice
E. it is nearly four times as likely for minority graduates than other graduates to plan to practice

i will go with C

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17 Oct 2008, 17:23
I will go for C. though I m not very sure.
mikegao wrote:
According to a survey of graduating medical students conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges, minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than are other graduates in planning to practice in socioeconomically deprived areas.

A. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than are other graduates in planning to practice
B. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than other graduates who plan on practicing
C. minority graduates are nearly four times as likely as other graduates to plan on practicing
D. it is nearly four times more likely that minority graduates rather than other graduates will plan to practice
E. it is nearly four times as likely for minority graduates than other graduates to plan to practice

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17 Oct 2008, 17:37
C

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17 Oct 2008, 18:08
another C

as likely as tested here
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17 Oct 2008, 21:42
I also think C, but what is OA?

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18 Oct 2008, 19:07
i would go with D here.

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18 Oct 2008, 19:49
A. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than are other graduates in planning to practice
B. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than other graduates who plan on practicing
'who plan of practicing' is not correct
C. minority graduates are nearly four times as likely as other graduates to plan on practicing
plan on practicing --> not sure whether GMAT will use this phrase. This is more colloquial
D. it is nearly four times more likely that minority graduates rather than other graduates will plan to practice
sounds correct
E. it is nearly four times as likely for minority graduates than other graduates to plan to practice
' as likely for minority graduates' sounds incorrect

What is the OA?

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19 Oct 2008, 07:59
mikegao wrote:
According to a survey of graduating medical students conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges, minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than are other graduates in planning to practice in socioeconomically deprived areas.

A. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than are other graduates in planning to practice -> incorrect likely in
B. minority graduates are nearly four times more likely than other graduates who plan on practicing -> likely than others is wrong ,its not people who are likely
C. minority graduates are nearly four times as likely as other graduates to plan on practicing -> CORRECT usage likely to
D. it is nearly four times more likely that minority graduates rather than other graduates will plan to practice -> more rather than
is incorrect
E. it is nearly four times as likely for minority graduates than other graduates to plan to practice -> likely for is wrong

likely to is the usage !!!
IMO C
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19 Oct 2008, 10:18
A

Is it plan 'to' Or Plan 'on'?

Whats the OA?

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19 Oct 2008, 16:25
C

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19 Oct 2008, 19:44
I think A. I don't see any error in this sentence

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19 Oct 2008, 21:24
IMO A

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