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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Allopathic [ MD ]' started by qszwdxefc, Sep 26, 2014.

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  1. qszwdxefc

    qszwdxefc 2+ Year Member

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    I'm trying to say how competitive an award is and can't find the right words... Which one sounds best?

    1 award given among 500 students

    1 award given between 500 students

    1 award given to 500 students
     
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  3. DokterMom

    DokterMom 2+ Year Member

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    "An award given to one of 500 applicants/finalists"
     
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  4. SnakeOilForSale

    SnakeOilForSale Everyday I'm hustlin 2+ Year Member

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    Yeah, I'd do "Recipient of an award granted to one out of 500 applicants."
     
  5. NoDakDok

    NoDakDok 2+ Year Member

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    "Awarded in lieu of 500 other, now crushed souls."
     
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  6. harmony2

    harmony2

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    award given to one of 500 students. (numbers one to hundred are usually spelled out)
     

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