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GMAT Essay Topic 655 - "Most people today place too much emphasis on satisfying their immediate desires. The overall quality of life would be greatly improved if we all focused instead on meeting our long-term needs." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your position with reasons and/or examples from your own experience, observations, or reading.

No title Score: 4.5 December 9th, 2012 by
Subject provided is very relevant with us today who wants to fulfill the long list of desires in very short period of time. Quality of life is not only the quality life for short span, amid it is t... Read more
No title Score: 6 November 9th, 2010 by
Is life worth living ? Why ? Assume science makes you immortal, what will you then do for eternity ? Such questions help us to put into perspective just what is satisfying about life and what we wo... Read more
manhattan 4 Score: 5.5 February 7th, 2010 by
The issue of whether the governemnt should act towards curbing the gambling instinct among the masses and prevent them from possible peril or should the Individuals be free tomake decision for them... Read more
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desire Score: 4 June 29th, 2009 by
Placing too much emphasis on satisfying immediate desires and neglecting the long-term needs is clearly not advisable. There are numerous examples where such an emphasis has not only jeopardized th... Read more
desires Score: 4 December 16th, 2008 by
As it is rightly said that u cant satisfy all ur needs.we satisfy our needs according to the requirement of that,s man is very busy and high tech and he need all the things in a short s... Read more
short vs long Score: 4 October 10th, 2008 by
The issue presented above satisfying the immediate desires versus focusing on long term goals is highly debatable. On the one side everbody wants instant gratification and quick results. On the oth... Read more
Department Stores recommendation Score: 4.5 October 9th, 2008 by
The argument is based on information collected from the local clothing stores and stores that sell home products for the three-month period between August 1 and October 31. Local clothing stores re... Read more
Classify Employees Score: 5 September 18th, 2008 by
Which is a better way to classify and reward employees of a business: a “flat” organizational structure or a hierarchical structure? The speaker prefers a “flat” structure in which distinct... Read more
hola maria Score: 1 January 19th, 2008 by
I dont know what to write in this whole assessment cause i sort of out of iseas. I would like to see the ideas of other people in order to get inspired I dont know what to write in this whole as... Read more
Immediate vs longterm Score: 4 January 11th, 2008 by
The issue presented above satisfying the immediate desires vs focusing on long term goals is highly debatable. On the one side everbody wants instant gratification and quick results. On the other s... Read more
No title Score: 5 October 24th, 2007 by
The author states that people nowadays are more concerned about satisfying their immediate desires rather than focusing on getting their long-term needs. I agree to some extent on this view however... Read more
Kaplan CAT 1A Score: 4 October 18th, 2007 by
Redevelopment of a blightd inner-city neighborhood to an upscale apartment complex may be profitabel short term solution/action on behalf of the city; but by the construction of such a complex, the... Read more
Short-term desires vs long-term needs Score: 6 August 19th, 2007 by
The statement argued that the majority of present population places significantly larger focus on their short-term wants; and in doing so, compromises its long-term needs. It further argues that by... Read more
Desires Score: 5.5 July 4th, 2007 by
The issue presented asserts that if people plan their expenditures keeping in mind their long term goals rather giving in to immediate desires would be help to improve the overall quality of life .... Read more
Desires and needs Score: 4.5 December 27th, 2006 by
The issues depicted in the topic is an complex issues to decide whether one should chose between gratification of short terms desires or long term needs. The main objective of the analysis is what ... Read more
In support of the topic Score: 5 September 11th, 2006 by
Everyone generally wants to fulfill his or her desires in as less time as possible. People work in order to attain what they want and thereby fulfilling their immediate needs. But some people think... Read more

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