波士顿大学(Boston University)留学文书写作指南(2017版)

文书题目

本校采用Common Application作为官方认可的网申系统,可能还至少需要完成一篇标准的Common Essay
本校留学文书中出现了学习计划类文书,请仔细了解学校和所申请项目的相关情况。

写文书 What about being a student at Boston University most excites you?

翻译:作为我校学生的哪些方面最让你激动?

解析:AADPS分类I-c

字数限制:250词

Please use this space if you have additional information, materials, or writing samples you would like us to consider.

翻译:请用下面的空间提交你希望我们考虑的额外信息、材料或小论文。

解析:建议参考留学象限AADPS留学文书分类等理论,选择一个还未被Common Essay以及该校其他文书题目所利用的优质素材。

字数限制:可选

写文书 Kilachand Honors College offers a challenging liberal arts education grounded in critical and creative thinking and interdisciplinary problem-solving. What do you think this approach means? Reflect on what has been missing in your education to date, giving at least one concrete example to support your response. How would Kilachand’s interdisciplinary curriculum fulfill your academic, creative, intellectual, and/or professional goals?

翻译:基拉杉德荣誉学院提供富有挑战性的、基于批判性和创造性思维以及跨学科解决问题的博雅教育。你认为这种教育方法的意义何在?反思你迄今所受到教育的欠缺之处,至少举一个切实的例子来支撑你的观点。基拉杉德的跨学科课程大纲会如何满足你的学术、创造、求知和/或职业目标?

解析:AADPS分类I-c

字数限制:项目特定,600词

Boston University Trustee Scholars are encouraged to develop well-informed and well-reasoned views of important political, social, and artistic issues. We select students who have a sense of how to present persuasive arguments in support of their views.

  • 写文书 Some have described the worldwide appeal of populism—a grass-roots force associated with a distrust of political and cultural elites, the attraction to common-sense solutions, and an upsurge in ethnic, religious, or national pride—as a response to the upheavals of globalization. Over the past decades, technology and global trade have cost jobs and emptied cities, income inequality has grown exponentially, and, for many, the values of community and identity seem more threatened today than ever before. In your view, is the appeal of populism a necessary and positive corrective to the challenges of globalization, an unrealistic or inadequate response to the current age, or some combination of both? Is it an example of democracy at its best or a danger to democratic institutions?
  • 写文书 Biospecimens routinely taken during medical procedures such as blood tests, biopsies, and surgeries can be an important source for research into a variety of diseases. In some cases, this research has led to breakthroughs in the development of new drugs and therapies. While protocols are now widespread requiring explicit consent from patients before any specimens are used for research, researchers predict future areas of research, especially regarding genetic material, that are unknown today. Do you believe patients must give their consent before any biospecimens from their bodies may be used for research? Must all possible areas of research be specified? In cases where the research leads to commercially viable treatments should they or their families be compensated?
  • 写文书 The German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote: “One cannot escape the world more certainly than through art, and one cannot bind oneself to it more certainly than through art.” With extended reference to one novel, poem, play, piece of music, or work of art, please discuss what you believe this sentence to mean.

翻译:波士顿大学校董奖学金得主被鼓励在知情的前提下展开讨论自己经过充分论证的观点。这些观点涉及重要的政治、社会和艺术问题。我们选择有能力展现出有说服力的论证来支持自己观点的学生。

  • 有人把世界范围内民粹主义(一种草根运动,以对政治文化精英的不信任、对常识性解决方案的推崇以及对本民族、宗教和国家的自豪感为主要特点)的兴起视为对全球化乱局的一种应对。过去几十年来,技术与全球贸易造成了失业和逆城市化,贫富差异呈指数增长,且社区和个性的价值似乎受到了前所未有的冲击。在你看来,民粹主义是一种对于全球化的必要且正面的修正,还是一种对我们时代的不切实际或不合时宜的逆流,亦或两者兼而有之?民粹是民主的新高度还是对于民主体制的威胁?
  • 在如验血、体检或手术等医疗实践中时常采集的生物标本可以成为很多疾病研究的重要助力。某些情况下,这类研究最终成为新药或新疗法开发的突破口。虽然目前广泛采用的流程是要求病人事先明确同意标本可被用于研究用途,但研究者们已在考虑诸如基因材料等目前尚未明确的未来研究领域。你认为病人是否必须明确许可源于他们的标本被用于研究?是否所有可能的研究领域都必须被说明?如果研究导致了有商业价值的疗法,病人和他们的家属是否应该得到补偿?
  • 德国诗人歌德写道:“艺术是人遁世之途,亦是人入世之道。”具体就某本小说、某首诗歌、某部戏剧、某段音乐或某件艺术作品展开讨论,谈谈这句话对你的意义何在。

解析:

字数限制:奖学金特定,三选一,600词

写文书 “Something that’s not on the resume”

Give us a glimpse of a passion, dream, or mental pursuit that absorbs and delights you.

翻译:“不会写在简历上的某事”

让我们了解你正全情投入、令你乐不思蜀的激情、梦想或精神追求。

解析:AADPS分类III-c

字数限制:奖学金特定,300词

题目归档

2016-2017 [+]

2015-2016 [+]

申请问答

问:早申请(early decision)有什么需要注意的地方?
答:早申请是有约束力的。录取结果在十二月中会被发布,而奖学金评选结果则要等到来年四月。

问:如何确定学校已经收到申请材料?
答:大约在两周之后会得到来自学校的电子邮件通知,内含在查看录取状态的网站(Applicant Link)上设立账户的指示。

问:大学在选择性送分(Score Choice)方面的政策是怎样的?
答:可以接受,但推荐提交全部成绩。录取委员会一直是按最高分来评估学生学术水平的。

问:可以以不定专业(undecided)申请么?
答:是的,这是一个很常见的选择,学生最晚在大二结束时确定专业。但是申请时必须要确定目标学院。

问:什么时候最方便拜访校园?
答:任何时候都可以,建议预约工作日的宣讲会和校园参观。

*以上问答内容由AADPS根据第一手资料编译,并不代表AADPS自身观点。

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