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He dressed neatly. It's like a suit, but it's casual. His hair covers his eyebrows but does not cover his eyes.
Although he is young, he is working at a large company with an employee card ID hanging around his neck.
It's been three months since He started working. He graduated early with a scholarship with a competent head for business.
He attended Boston University in the United States.
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Isn't 2 better than 1? Do you ever say "competent head"?
1. He graduated early with a scholarship with a competent head for business.
2. He graduated early with a scholarship with a competent brain for business.
 

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The expression is:

He has a head for business.

Use that instead of either of your options.
 

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He dresses neatly. His usual outfit is something like a suit but casual. His hair covers his eyebrows but does not cover his eyes.

It's been three months since he started working. He graduated early and has an aptitude for business.
He attended Boston University in the United States.
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The sentence that was deleted was in three parts that were unrelated to each other. In fact, that sentence seemed to be unrelated to the rest of the paragraph. :-|
 

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I would say "His hair covers his eyebrows but not his eyes" (if I would bother to say that at all).

It seems that you can't decide what your subject is. :-|
 

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His fringe comes to just below his eyebrows.
 

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Does "It's been three months since he started working" mean it been three months since he started working at that company?
 

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Please be specific to avoid confusion.
 

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He graduated early with a scholarship with a competent head for business.

People don't graduate with a scholarship. They study for a degree under a scholarship. The sentence about two totally different things should be split into two.
You can say people have a knack/flair for business. Their forte is in business. Where did you get "competent head/brain" from?
 

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Many problems.
:)
 

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A good head for business
 
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