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Aware that his decision would affect the rest of his life, the college Ben chose was Harvard.
What is the grammatical error in the sentence?

A There is a dangling modifier.

The subject of the sentence should be “Ben,” but the noun that follows the comma at the end of the opening phrase names the subject as “the college Ben chose.” This doesn’t make sense, and is an example of a misplaced or dangling modifier. The subject, “the college Ben chose,” agrees with the verb “was.” “Harvard” is a noun, not a preposition.