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It is frequently assumed that freeing schools from the rigid rules, regulations, and statutes that govern them will have a revolutionary effect on academic achievement. For instance, it has been suggested that such schools could develop more effective teaching methods that could then be replicated ...

by shovan85

Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Readin Comprehension- please help me!
Replies: 4
Views: 1986

Theorists are divided about the cause of the Permian mass extinction. Some hypothesize that the impact of a massive asteroid caused the sudden eradication of most species. However, a look at the carbon-isotopic record suggests that existing plants communities were decimated and revived several time...

by shovan85

Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Readin Comprehension- please help me!
Replies: 4
Views: 1986

I don't know if it is really helpful!! Unless you can recognize the Tone/Opinion of the passage this tool is least helpful. Anyways that's just an opinion :) Below is the link for OCTAVE - (Scroll the video to 1:11:08/2:36:48) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NApwEPHyOA This is being taught by a GMAT...

by shovan85

Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: concept of "OCTAVE " in RC
Replies: 12
Views: 15740

meteor stream is composed of dust particles that have been ejected from a parent comet at a variety of velocities. These particles follow the same orbit as the parent comet, but due to their differing velocities they slowly gain on or fall behind the disintegrating comet until .... 81. According to...

by shovan85

Thu Aug 02, 2012 1:41 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: meteor stream
Replies: 6
Views: 2772

meteor stream is composed of dust particles that have been ejected from a parent comet at a variety of velocities. These particles follow the same orbit as the parent comet, but due to their differing velocities they slowly gain on or fall behind the disintegrating comet until a shroud of dust surr...

by shovan85

Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:28 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: meteor stream
Replies: 6
Views: 2772

I do not agree with this answer of yours!! Rest all I got the same as those of yours. Passage ...... er ones to the point at which they collapse under their own gravity to form new stars. The general picture that has been developed for the supernova explosion and its aftermath (10) goes something li...

by shovan85

Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:55 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: About twice every century, one of the massive stars
Replies: 1
Views: 2941

The uniqueness of the Japanese character is the result of two seemingly contradictory forces: the strength of traditions and selective receptivity to foreign achieve- ments and inventions. As early as the 1860s, there were (5) counter movements to the traditional orientation. Yukichi Fukuzawa the m...

by shovan85

Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: The uniqueness of the Japanese character
Replies: 1
Views: 2911

Not getting how A is a weakener? I chose C because I had no other choice left. I understand this problem can be solved by POE. However, when you are dealing with Percentage and when you see strong words as MUST, you have to be cautious. MUST- As, option A says, students can be in "Campus services" ...

by shovan85

Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:06 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: School Survey
Replies: 14
Views: 1266

In archaeology, as in the physical sciences, new discoveries frequently undermine accepted findings and give rise to new theories . This trend can be seen in the reaction to the recent discovery of a set of 3.3-million-year-old fossils in Ethiopia, the remains of the earliest well-preserved child e...

by shovan85

Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: In archaeology, as in the physical sciences
Replies: 2
Views: 1928

Subjunctive mood - Discard B and C
D and E - the scientists believe , however, the structure of these two says it is widely believed.
IMO A

by shovan85

Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:32 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Scientists !!
Replies: 2
Views: 649

Have a look at this awesome debrief!

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Obviously you have no issues in Quant. Suggested books are there in the post. This member has mentioned all the Verbal books you need! Have a fresh start. Take a break!

by shovan85

Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Help Required !!
Replies: 1
Views: 982

Not getting how A is a weakener? I chose C because I had no other choice left. I understand this problem can be solved by POE. However, when you are dealing with Percentage and when you see strong words as MUST, you have to be cautious. PERCENTAGE - You do not know how many students are in the reli...

by shovan85

Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: School Survey
Replies: 14
Views: 1266

According to a recent school survey, the number of students who regularly attend religious services on campus has increased 50 percent from the figure 10 years ago. It must be an increased spirituality at our college that has massively reduced incidences of cheating on exams during this period. Whi...

by shovan85

Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:02 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: School Survey
Replies: 14
Views: 1266

According to a recent school survey, the number of students who regularly attend religious services on campus has increased 50 percent from the figure 10 years ago . It must be an increased spirituality at our college that has massively reduced incidences of cheating on exams during this period . W...

by shovan85

Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: School Survey
Replies: 14
Views: 1266

I will be honest! I don't remember any rule saying In parallelism, you cannot compare Singular to Plural Or Vice-verse. As both are available, I rule out Singular here so A, B, and D. Among C and E, E has two issues: 1. "Condominium apartment owners" not parallel to "Owners of Cooperative..." and 2....

by shovan85

Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:47 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: clueless & confused
Replies: 1
Views: 656