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This list consists of 140 topics from which one topic will be chosen for you by the computer when you take your GMAT.



11. When someone achieves greatness in any field - such as the arts, science, politics, or business - that person's achievements are more important than any of his or her personal faults.

Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations or reading.
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12. Education has become the main provider of individual opportunity in our society. Just as property and money once were the keys to success, education has now become the element that most ensures success in life.

In your opinion, how accurate is the view expressed above? Explain, using reasons and examples based on e your own experience, observations or reading.
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13. Responsibility for preserving the natural environment ultimately belongs to each individual person, not to government.

Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations or reading.
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14. Organizations should be structured in a clear hierarchy in which the people at each level, from top to bottom, are held accountable for completing a particular component of the work. Any other organizational structure goes against human nature and will ultimately prove fruitless.

Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations or reading.
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15. Nations should cooperate to develop regulations that limit children's access to adult material on the Internet.

Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations or reading.
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16. Public buildings reveal much about the attitudes and values of the society that builds them. Today's new schools, court houses, airports, and libraries, for example, reflect the attitudes and values of to day's society."

Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations or reading.
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17. Some people believe that the best approach to effective time management is to make detailed daily and long-term plans and then to adhere to them. However, this highly structured approach to work is counterproductive. Time management needs to be flexible so that employees can respond to unexpected problems as they arise.

Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations or reading.
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18. If the primary duty and concern of a corporation is to make money, then conflict is inevitable when the corporation must also acknowledge a duty to serve society.

From your perspective, how accurate is the above statement? Support your position with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations or reading.
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19. Some employers who recruit recent college graduates for entry-level jobs evaluate applicants only on their performance in business courses such as accounting, marketing and economics. However, other employers also expect applicants to have a broad background in such courses as history, literature and philosophy.

Do you think that, in the application process, employers should emphasize one type of background - either specialization in business courses or a more varied academic preparation - over the other? Why or why not? Develop your position by using reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations or reading.
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20. In this age of automation, many people complain that humans are becoming subservient to machines. But, in fact, machines are continually improving our lives.

Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations or reading.
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