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留学文书是出国留学申请中的重要材料,海外院校招生官通过留学文书了解申请者是否符合申请条件。学生在申请海外名校时,绝大多数的学校都要求申请人提交申请文书,尤其是所有的香港大学和美国的顶尖大学的本科录取,及部分研究生的录取。申请文书写作好坏对录取结果的影响非常大。

 

留学文书主要以个人陈述、推荐信、个人简历及Essay短文材料构成。今天整理了下常青藤大学十所大学的文书题目清单,希望能对孩子们有所帮助。

一、普林斯顿大学

二、哈佛大学

三、耶鲁大学

四、哥伦比亚大学

五、斯坦福大学

六、麻省理工大学

七、杜克大学

八、宾夕法尼亚大学

九、加州理工大学

十、约翰霍普金斯大学


一、普林斯顿大学

 

① Tell us about a person who has influenced you in a significant way。

一种有意义的方式告诉我们一个对你有极大影响的人。

② “One of the greatchallenges of our time is that the disparities we face today have more complex causes and point less straightforwardly to solutions.” Omar Wasow Assistant Professor Politics Founder Blackplanet.com This quote is taken from Professor Wasows January 2014 speech at the Martin Luther King Day celebration at Princeton University.no more than 650 words and no less than 250 words. Using one of the themes below as a starting point write about a person eventor experience that helped you define one of your values or in some way changed how you approach the world. Please do not repeat in full or in part the essay you wrote for the Common Application.

「我们时代的最大挑战之一是我们今天所面对的不平等由更复杂的原因所造成,并且也不能轻易找到解决方案。」——奥马尔·瓦馊,政治系助理教授,创立了Blackplanet.com。这句话引自他在普林斯顿大学庆祝马丁路德金纪念日的演说(选择五主题之一作为起点,写一写帮助你定义自身的某一价值观或改变你对待世界方式的人物、事件或经历。请勿部分或全部重复通用申请系统的主文书。字数限制:五选一,500词左右,不超过650词,不低于250词)

③ “Princeton in the Nation’s Service” was the title of a speech given by Woodrow Wilson on the 150th anniversary of the University. It became the unofficial Princeton motto and was expanded for the University’s 250th anniversary to “Princeton in the nation’s service and in the service of all nations.” Woodrow Wilson Princeton Class of 1879 served on the faculty and was Princeton’s president from 1902–19no more than 650 words and no less than 250 words. Using one of the themes below as a starting point write about a person event or experience that helped you define one of your values or in some way changed how you approach the world. Please do not repeat in full or in part the essay you wrote for the Common Application.

「普林斯顿为国服务」是伍德罗·威尔逊在大学150周年时发表演说的标题。它已成为普林斯顿非官方的校训,并在大学250周年时被扩展为「普林斯顿为国服务并为所有国家服务」——伍德罗·威尔逊,普林斯顿1879年毕业,后为普林斯顿的教员并在1902–1910间担任校长(备注:在除通用申请系统所要求的主文书之外,选择五主题之一作为起点,写一写帮助你定义自身的某一价值观或改变你对待世界方式的人物、事件或经历。请勿部分或全部重复通用申请系统的主文书。字数限制:五选一,500词左右,不超过650词,不低于250词)

④ “Culture is what presents us with the kinds of valuable things that can fill a life. And insofar as we can recognize the value in those things and make them part of our lives our lives are meaningful.” Gideon Rosen Stuart Professor of Philosophy chair of the Council of the Humanities and director of the Program in Humanistic Studies Princeton University. NOTEIn addition to the essay you have written for the Common Application please write an essay of about 500 words no more than 650 words and no less than 250 words. Using one of the themes below as a starting point write about a person event or experience that helped you define one of your values or in some way changed how you approach the world. Please do not repeat in full or in part the essay you wrote for the Common Application.

「文化用各种有价值的事物充实我们生活。只要我们能认识到那些事物的价值并把它们作为我们生活的一部分,我们的生活就有了意义。」——吉迪恩·罗森,斯图尔特哲学教授,人文学科理事会主席暨人文学科项目主任,普林斯顿大学(备注:在除通用申请系统所要求的主文书之外,选择五主题之一作为起点,写一写帮助你定义自身的某一价值观或改变你对待世界方式的人物、事件或经历。请勿部分或全部重复通用申请系统的主文书。字数限制:五选一,500词左右,不超过650词,不低于250词)

⑤ Using a favorite quotation from an essay or book you have read in the last three years as a starting point tell us about an event or experience that helped you define one of your values or changed how you approach the world. Please write the quotation title and author at the beginning of your essay. NOTEIn addition to the essay you have written for the Common Applica tion please write an essay of about 500 words no more than 650 words and no less than 250 words. Using one of the themes below as a starting pointwrite about a person, eventor experience that helped you define one of your values or in some way changed how you approach the world. Please do not repeat in full or in part the essay you wrote for the Common Application.

以你在过去三年里读过的随笔和书籍里你喜爱的引文为起点,告诉我们一个帮助你明确自身价值观的某一方面或改变你处世之道的事件或经历。请在你短文的开头列出这个引文、随笔或书籍的标题以及作者(备注:在除通用申请系统所要求的主文书之外,选择五主题之一作为起点,写一写帮助你定义自身的某一价值观或改变你对待世界方式的人物、事件或经历。请勿部分或全部重复通用申请系统的主文书。字数限制:五选一,这是第5个,500词左右,不超过650词,不低于250词)

⑥ Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences that was particularly meaningful to you. About 150 words

请简述一个对你有特别意义的课外活动或工作经历。字数限制:150词。

⑦ Please tell us how you have spent the last two summers or vacations between school years), including any jobs you have held. About 150 words

请告诉我们你是如何度过之前两个暑假(或学年间假期)的,包括之前你所参与的任何兼职。字数限制:150词。

 


二、哈佛大学

 

① OptionalYou may wish to include an additional essay if you feel that the college application forms do not provide sufficient pportunity to convey important information about yourself or your accomplishments. You may write on a topic of your choice or you may choose from one of the following topics: - Unusual circumstances in your life - Travel or living experiences in other countries - What you would want your future college roommate to know about you - An intellectual experience course project, bookdiscussion paper poetry or research topic in engineeringmathematics science or other modes of inquiry that has meant the most to you - How you hope to use your college education - A list of books you have read during the past twelve months

可选:如果你觉得大学申请表格不能提供足够的机会来涵盖有关你自己或你的成就的重要信息,你或许想另附一篇短文。你可以自拟题目,也可从下列题目中选择:

 -你生命中不同寻常的情况

 -国外旅行或生活的经历

 -你希望你未来室友所了解你的情况

 -对你而言最重要的学术体验(课程、项目、书、讨论、论文、诗歌或在工程、数学、科学或其他探索性的的研究题目)

 -你希望如何利用你的大学教育

 -你在过去一年里的读书清单

② What specific plan do you have if any for using the education you hope to receive?

如何充分利用你希望获得的教育,如果你有特定的计划,请和我们分享?

③ Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences.

简单阐述你的一个课外活动或工作经历。


三、耶鲁大学

 

①  Please reflect on something you would like us to know about you that we might not learn from the rest of your application or on something about which you would like to say more. You may write about anything—from personal experiences or goals to interests or intellectual pursuits. Please answer in 500 words or fewer.

请回想你希望我们知道但我们却无法从申请的其他部分了解的个人情况,或者可以就既有的内容做补充。你什么都可以写——从个人经历或兴趣到智力探索。字数限制:500词。

② Why does Yale appeal to you? 100 words or less

耶鲁吸引你的地方在哪里?(字数限制:100词)

③ Why do these areas majors appeal to you? up to approximately 100 words.

为什么这些领域/专业吸引你?(字数限制:100词)

④ Short Takes :Please respond in just a few words no more than 50 characters to each of the questions below: The two qualities I most admire in other people are:

简短回答

请用几个词回答以下的问题(50字符以内)

在其他人身上我最敬佩的两个品质:

 

⑤ Short Takes Please respond in just a few words no more than 50 characters to each of the questions below: Yale freshmen live in suites of four to six students. What would you contribute to the dynamic of your suite?

简短回答

请用几个词回答以下的问题(50字符以内)

大部分的耶鲁新生都住在4-6人套间的宿舍里。你认为你可以为这样有活力的宿舍做出什么贡献?


四、哥伦比亚大学

 

① What single activity listed in the activity section of your Common Application are you most
proud of and why?
150 words or less

简单描述你的Common申请系统里所列出的哪一个活动让你感觉最骄傲,为什么?字数限制:150词以内

② List the titles of the books you read for pleasure that you enjoyed most in the past year. 150 words or less

列出过去一年中你最喜欢的课外读物。字数限制:150词以内

③ List the titles of the required readings from courses during the school year or summer that you enjoyed most in the past year. 150 words or less

列出过去一年中你最喜欢的学期间或暑假里被布置的必读书目。字数限制:150词以内

④ Please tell us what you find most appealing about Columbia and why. 300 words or less

请告诉我们哥伦比亚大学最吸引你的东西。为什么?字数限制:300词以内

 


五、斯坦福大学

 

① Stanford students possess an intellectual vitality. Reflect on an idea or experience that has been important to your intellectual development. 250 word limit

斯坦福的学生有一种智力的活力。回忆一个对你智力开发起到重要作用的想法或经历。字数限制:250词。

② Virtually all of Stanford’s undergraduates live on campus. Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate -- and us --know you better. 250 word limit

几乎所有斯坦福本科生都住在校园里。给你未来的室友写一个展示你自己某一方面的留言,以帮助你的室友——以及我们——更好的了解你。字数限制:250词。

③ What is the most significant challenge that society faces today? 50 word limit)(NOTE: Briefly respond to the following seven inquiries so we can get to know you better. Do not feel compelled to use complete sentences.

如今社会面临的最大挑战是什么?(简单回答,不必使用完整的句子,字数限制:50词)

④ What historical moment or event do you wish you could have witnessed? 50 word limit

你会想亲眼目睹哪一个历史时刻或事件?


六、麻省理工大学

 

① Although you may not yet know what you want to major in which department or program at MIT appeals to you and why?NOTE:One of the differences between the Common App and the MIT application is that we don’t prompt for a singlelong form essay. Instead we ask our a plicants to provide short 100-250 word answers to five questions.

虽然你现在未必知道你想修什么专业,但MIT的哪个系或者课程吸引了你,为什么?(MITCommon申请系统的不同之处就是我们不用单一长篇的文章,我们要求我们的申请者提供五个短问题的回答,这是第一道题,字数限制:100-250词)

② What attribute of your personality are you most proud of and how has it impacted your life so far? This could be your creativity effective leadership sense of humor integrity or anything else you’d like to tell us about.NOTE:One of the differences between the Common App and the MIT application is that we don’t prompt for a singlelong form essay. Instead we ask our applicants to provide short 100-250 word answers to five questions.

你为你个性的哪一方面而骄傲,迄今为止它是如何影响你的生活的?这可以是你的创造性、有效的领导力、幽默感、正直或其他一切你想告诉我们的。(MITCommon申请系统的不同之处就是我们不用单一长篇的文章,我们要求我们的申请者提供五个短问题的回答,这是第二题,字数限制:100-250词)

③ Describe the world you come from for example your family clubs school community city or town. How has that world shaped your dreams and aspirations?NOTE:One of the differences between the Common App and the MIT application is that we don’t prompt for a singlelong form essay. Instead we ask our applicants to provide short 100-250 word answers to five questions.

告诉我们你所来自的世界,例如你的家庭、俱乐部、学校、社区、城市或城镇。那个世界是如何塑造你的梦想和愿望的?(MITCommon申请系统的不同之处就是我们不用单一长篇的文章,我们要求我们的申请者提供五个短问题的回答,这是第三题,字数限制:100-250词)

Tell us about the most significant challenge you’ve faced or something important that didn’t go according to plan. How did you manage the situation?NOTE:One of the differences between the Common App and the MIT application is that we don’t prompt for a singlelong form essay. Instead we ask our applicants to provide short 100-250 word answers to five questions.

告诉我们你面对过的最重要的挑战或某件重要但却偏离了既定计划的事。你是如何解决棘手状况的?(MITCommon申请系统的不同之处就是我们不用单一长篇的文章,我们要求我们的申请者提供五个短问题的回答,这是第四题,字数限制:100-250词)


七、杜克大学

 

Optional Duke University seeks a talented engaged student body that embodies the wide range of human experienceWe believe that the diversity of our students makes our community stronger. If you’d like to share a perspective you bring or experiences you’ve had to help us understand you better-perhaps related to a community you belong to your sexual orientation or gender identity or your family or cultural background-we encourage you to do so. Real people are reading your application and we want to do our best to understand and appreciate the real people applying to Duke. 250 word limit Duke University Nondiscrimination Statement: https://web.duke.edu/equity/resources/documents/nondiscrimination

杜克大学希望寻找一个富有才能并全情投入的学生群体,这样可以体现人类体验的多样化,也可以使得我们的社区更加强大。我们认为学生的多元化将会增强我们社区的凝聚力。如果你愿意分享自己将能带来的视角或自身的人生经历(可以是与你所在的社区,你的性取向或性别,或者你的家庭文化背景相关的)以帮助我们更好的了解你,我们鼓励你这么做。会有真人来读你的申请,我们也希望尽力了解并欣赏杜克申请者们。字数限制:可选,250词。

 

八、宾夕法尼亚大学

 

How will you explore your intellectual and academic interests at the University of Pennsylvania? Please answer this question given the specific undergraduate school to which you are applying. 400-650 words *For students applying to the coordinated dual-degree programs please answer this question in regards to your single-degree school choice. Interest in coordinated dual-degree programs will be addressed through those program-specific essays.

你在宾夕法尼亚大学将怎样探索你的知识和学术兴趣?请根据你申请的具体的本科学院回答这个问题。(400-650词,申请双学位项目的学生请回答其中一个学位课程的选择。双学位课程会对该课程申请者有单独的题目。)



九、加州理工大学

 

① Members of the Caltech community live learn and work within an Honor System with one simple guideline’No member shall take unfair advantage of any other member of the Caltech community.’ While seemingly simplequestions of ethics honesty and integrity are sometimes puzzling. Share a difficult situation that has challenged you. What was your response and how did you arrive at a solution? 200 word max

加州理工社区的成员在一个基于一条简单准则的荣誉体系内生活、学习和工作:「任何成员不得不公平利用加州理工社区的其他成员。」虽然这似乎很直白,但是伦理、诚实和正直相关的问题有时还是有挑战性的。分享一个曾令你苦恼的困境。你是怎么处理的?这一解决方案又是如何找到的?字数限制:200词。

② Caltech students have long been known for their quirky sense of humor whether it be through planning creative pranks building elaborate party sets or even the year-long preparation that goes nto our annual Ditch Day. Please describe an unusual way in which you have fun. 200 word max

加州理工的学生在很久以来就因他们的别具一格的幽默感而为人所知,不论是富有创意的恶作剧,还是为舞会制作精致布景,乃至于花费将近一年时间为年度的逃学日做准备。请描述你的一个不同寻常的找乐子方式。字数限制:200词。


十、约翰霍普金斯大学

Johns Hopkins University was founded in 1876 on a spirit of exploration and discovery. As a result students can pursue a multi-dimensional undergraduate experience both in and outside of the classroom. Given the opportunities at Hopkins please discuss your current interests academic extracurricular personal passions summer experiences etc. and how you will build upon them here. 300-500 Word limit

约翰霍普金斯大学建于1876年,秉持探索与发现的精神。因此,学生可以在校内外追求多维本科体验。根据我校有的机会,谈谈你目前的兴趣点(学术、课外活动、个人的追求、暑假的经历等),以及你将如何更上一层楼。字数限制:300-500词。

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