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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 Pragmatic behavior guarantees survival, whereas idealistic views tend to be superceded by simpler, more immediate options.”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.”
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“The Sixth Great Extinction is?[......]

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GRE ARGUMENT 199

TOPIC: ARGUMENT199 - There is a general idea that waiters and waitresses are more likely to receive larger gratuities from large groups of people. A recent research study suggests this is not true. The researchers examined the relationship between the size of tips in restaurants and the number of meals charged on the bill. They found that, while most tips were around 15 percent, the minimum percen[......]

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