Question 13: Choose the word or phrase among A, B, C or D that best fits the blank space in the following passage:
"In the us, colleges of pharmacy offer five-year undergraduate programs (1)….. to the degree of Bachelor of Science in the pharmaceutical Sciences. AU (2)…. students directly from high schools (3)… may grant advanced standing to college students or graduates. Licenses are granted by the States after the following requirements have been (4)…. : graduation from one of 72 colleges with programs (5)….. by the American council on Pharmaceutical Education; about 1,500 hours of internship (6)…… a registered pharmacist; (7)….. completion of a State examination. Pharmacists may practise their (8)….. in a pharmacy located in a hospital, nursing home, or special area of a drugstore. They may also be (9)…… by a pharmaceutical company in scientific research for the (10)…… and production of new pharmaceutical Products."
3. students directly from high schools (3)… may grant advanced standing to college students or graduates.
Translation: direct students from high schools and can grant advanced ratings to college students or graduates.