△ 描述对你来说十分重要的一个社群,以及它是如何塑造了你。

We all exist within communities or groups of various sizes, origins, and purposes; pick one and tell us why it is importantto you, and how it has shaped you. (150 word limit)




△ 加州理工很重视诚信问题,请分享你在这方面遇到的一个艰难挑战,以及你是如何回应和解决的?

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 simple, questions 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)


△ 众所周知加州理工的学生都极具幽默感,请描述一下你独特的娱乐方式。

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 into ourannual Ditch Day. Please describe an unusual way in which you have fun. (200word max)


△ 你能够为学校所在社区的多元化贡献什么?

In an increasingly global and interdependent society, there is a need for diversity in thought, background, and experiencein science, technology, engineering and mathematics. How do you see yourself contributing to the diversity of Caltech's community? (200 word max)


△ 为什么你相信加州理工能更好地帮助你达成目标?

Scientific exploration clearly excites you. Beyond our 3:1 student-to-faculty ratio and our intense focus on research opportunities, how do you believe Caltech will best fuel your intellectual curiosity and help you meet your goals? (500 word max)




△ 你最自豪的活动是什么,以及为什么?

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


△ 哥大最吸引你的地方是什么,以及为什么?

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




△ 你的兴趣和相关经历是如何影响你的专业选择的?

How have your interests and related experiences influenced the major you have selected in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences? (Please limit your response to 650 words.)



(Choose one of the following questions.)


△ 说说你的名字和它的故事。

Every name tells a story: Tell us about your name--any name: first, middle, last, nickname--and its origin.


△ 说说对你特别有意义的一段体验。

Tell us about an intellectual experience, either directly related to your schoolwork or not, that you found particularly meaningful.


△ 你最想让陌生人了解你什么?

When you meet someone for the first time, what do you want them to know about you, but generally don’t tell them?


△ 谈谈你心目中的英雄对你的影响。

Describe the influence your hero has had on your life.




△ 分享你的一段经历,帮助我们更好认识你。

Duke University seeks a talented, engaged studentbody that embodies the wide range of human experience; we 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 orgender identity, or your family or cultural background-we encourage you to doso. Real people are reading your application, and we want to do our best tounderst and and appreciate the real people applying to Duke. (250 word limit)




△ 如果让你新开一门课,你会开什么课?

Emory University welcomes first-year students with two distinct options to begin their liberal arts education: the research-infused Emory College or the smaller, experiential learning Oxford College. If you could create an academic course that is in the Emory University spirit of collaboration, creativity, entrepreneurship and inquiry, what wouldit be? What impact would the course have on you and your classmates’educational experience? (500 word limit)


△ 去年你自学的一项技能/一门知识,你是如何自学的,结果如何?

What is something you have taught yourself in the last year? How did you teach yourself this new skill or concept and what was the result? (500 word limit)



(You may write on a topic of your choice, or you may choose from one of the following topics.)


△ 你生命中经历的特殊状况。

Unusual circumstances in your life.


△ 国外游历或居住经历。

Travel or living experiences in other countries.


△ 你想让你未来大学室友了解你什么?

What you would want your future college roommate to know about you?


△ 你感到意义最大的一次体验:课程、项目、阅读、讨论、论文、诗歌、工程研究、数学、科学或其他。

An intellectual experience (course, project,book, discussion, paper, poetry, or research topic in engineering, mathematics,science or other modes of inquiry) that has meant the most to you.


△ 你会如何运用你的大学知识?

How you hope to use your college education?




△ 谈谈你目前的兴趣点(学术、课外活动等),以及你将如何更上一层楼。

Johns Hopkins University was founded in 1876 on a spirit of exploration and discovery. As a result, students can pursue amulti-dimensional undergraduate experience both in and outside of theclassroom. Given the opportunities at Hopkins, please discuss your current interests—academic or extracurricular pursuits, personal passions, summerexperiences, etc.—and how you will build upon them here. (300-500 Wordlimit)




△ 西北大学哪一点打动了你?你希望自己如何使用它?

Northwestern Statement: What are the unique qualities of Northwestern - and of the specific undergraduate school to which you are applying - that make you want to attend the University? In what ways do you hope to take advantage of the qualities you have identified? (300 wordmaximum)




△ 请简单描述对你意义深远的一个课外活动或工作经历。

Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences that was particularly meaningfulto you. (About 150 words)


△ 你是如何度过最近两个暑假的?

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)



(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.)


△ 对你影响极大的一个人。

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


△ Omar Wasow教授在普林斯顿大学的演讲。

“One of the great challenges of our time is that the disparities we face today have more complex causes and point less straight forwardly to solutions.” Omar Wasow, Assistant Professor, Politics; Founder, This quote is taken from Professor Wasow's January 2014 speech at the Martin Luther King Day celebration at Princeton University.


△ “普林斯顿为国家服务”。

“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 1902–1910.


△ “文化给我们的生活赋予了价值。”

“Culture is what presents us with the kinds of valuable things that can fill a life. And insofar as we can recognize the valuein 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.


△ 使用你三年内读过的一句话作为开篇,讲述一段改变你价值观或世界观的经历。

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 thebeginning of your essay.




△ 谈谈你为什么选择这个学院。

With the understanding that the choice of academic school you indicated is not binding, explain why you are applying to that particular school of study. (150 word limit)


△ 你是如何了解到莱斯大学,以及你的原因?

How did you first learn about Rice University and what motivated you to apply? (250 word limit)


△ 根据莱斯大学长久以来的传统“The Box”,请分享吸引你的一张图片。

In keeping with Rice’s long-standing tradition(known as “The Box”), please share an image of something that appeals to you.




△ 分享一个对你智力发育至关重要的观念或经历。

Stanford students possess an intellectual vitality. Reflect on an idea or experience that has been important to your intellectual development. (100 to 250 words)


△ 写些什么,让你未来的室友更了解你。

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. (100 to 250words)



(Select two of the following four prompts and provide a response of approximately 150 words to each.)


△ 好的开始是成功的一半。

A good story starts with a good beginning. Get ushooked in the first 150 words.


△ 教育就是“让人完整的艺术”。讲一讲你的“不完整”。

Blessed Basil Moreau, the founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, described education as “the art of helping young people to completeness.” How are you incomplete?


△ 你理想的“遨游于知识的海洋”是怎样的场景?

Notre Dame students are encouraged to learn through discovery by interacting with the world around them. Describe your ideal intellectual field trip.


△ 发起一场和陌生人的对话,你从中认识到什么?

Initiate an in-person conversation with someone whom you've never met but who you think might be interesting. What did you learn about that person or yourself?




△ 宾大的学术、服务和研究机会是如何与你的背景、兴趣和目标产生共鸣的?

The Admissions Committee would like to learn whyyou are a good fit for your undergraduate school choice (College of Arts andSciences, School of Nursing, The Wharton School, or Penn Engineering). Please tell us about specific academic, service, and/or research opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania that resonate with your background, interests, and goals. (400-650 words)




△ 耶鲁哪一点使你决定该校?

What in particular about Yale has influenced your decision to apply?


△ 什么能引发你对知识的兴趣?

What excites you intellectually, really?


△ 想一想你经历的一次失望。你是如何回应的?

Think about a disappointment you have experienced. What was your response?


△ 你未来的宿舍生活方式。

Suite-style living - four to six students sharing a set of rooms - may be an integral part of your Yale College experience. What would you contribute to the dynamic of your suite?


△ 你希望自己哪些方面可以更好或者什么事情可以做得更好?

What do you wish you were better at being or doing?