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One of the most frequently confronted situations of modern life is to be included in a group as a member

TOEFL Essay Topic 138 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It is better to be a member of a group than to be the leader of a group. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Author: ANONYMOUS | Date: September 8, 2006 | Score:5.5

One of the most frequently confronted situations of modern life is to be included in a group as a member or to strive for the leadership of a group. A member will have to follow the leader’s order, an argument goes, but he will feel less pressure, thanks to fewer responsibilities. I’m...

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