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Googling

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Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases. Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

Questions about specific parts of the passage or about the passage as a whole are identified by numbers only, not underlines. These will be associated with specific questions.

Do You Know Your Digital Tattoo?

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

Well, a brief search of the topic reveals that around (10) 70% of companies check digital profiles before they hire; 20% of the top 500 universities report they have Googled applicants and that both colleges and employers have scanned social media about applicants.

A

NO CHANGE

B

70% of companies check digital profiles before they hire: 20% of the top 500 universities report they have Googled applicants

C

70% of companies check digital profiles before they hire. 20% of the top 500 universities report they have Googled applicants

D

70% of companies check digital profiles before they hire; and, 20% of the top 500 universities report they have Googled applicants