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When looking at the data for graduate school admissions between men and women, it is shown that about 45% of men are admitted but only 38% of women. However, when the data is broken down by school it turns out that, within each school, the women are admitted at higher rates than the men. This could happen because

I. The women apply in higher numbers to schools with lower acceptance rates.

II. The women apply in higher numbers to schools with higher acceptance rates

III. The men apply in higher numbers to schools with lower acceptance rates

IV. The men apply in higher numbers to schools with higher acceptance rates

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