Archive | 九月, 2007

GRE:ISSUE 26

TOPIC: ISSUE26 – “Most people would agree that buildings represent a valuable record of any society’s past, but controversy arises when old buildings stand on ground that modern planners feel could be better used for modern purposes. In such situations, modern development should be given precedence over the preservation of historic buildings so that contemporary needs can be served.”
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GRE ISSUE 99

TOPIC: ISSUE99 - “In any realm of life-whether academic, social, business, or political-the only way to succeed is to take a practical, rather than an idealistic, point of view. Pragmatic behavior guarantees survival, whereas idealistic views tend to be superceded by simpler, more immediate options.”
WORDS: 551? ?? ?? ? TIME: 00:45:00? ?? ?? ? DATE: 2007-9-6 10:11:04

“Thought is the seed of ac[......]

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GRE ARGUMENT 203

TOPIC: ARGUMENT203 – The following appeared in a newspaper feature story.

“At the small, nonprofit hospital in the town of Saluda, the average length of a patient’s stay is two days; at the large, for-profit hospital in the nearby city of Megaville, the average patient stay is six days. Also, the cure rate among patients in the Saluda hospital is about twice that of the Megaville hospital. The[......]

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GRE ARGUMENT 70

TOPIC: ARGUMENT70 - Studies show that in 70 percent of traffic accidents, at least one driver involved is less than 10 miles from home when the accident occurs. This statistic indicates that drivers have a tendency to drive incautiously when they are close to home, probably because familiar surroundings give them a false sense of security. Thus, the places where people feel safest are the places w[......]

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GRE ISSUE 121

TOPIC: ISSUE121 – “At various times in the geological past, many species have become extinct as a result of natural, rather than human, processes. Thus, there is no justification for society to make extraordinary efforts, especially at a great cost in money and jobs, to save endangered species.”
WORDS: 572? ?? ?? ? TIME: 00:45:00? ?? ?? ? DATE: 2007-9-6 18:11:18

“The Sixth Great Extinction is?[......]

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