北京 · 上海 · 武汉 · 广州 · 南京 · 合肥
西安 · 成都 · 沈阳 · 郑州 · 厦门 · 深圳
香港 · 纽约


  • 责任编辑:至美bckbet登录??来源:http://www.bechina.org??时间:2018-07-26 17:08:29??点击:次
  • 摘要:还在为美国大学申请文书犯愁吗?不知道美国申请文书格式吗?至美前程小编给大家带福利来啦!给大家带来美国申请文书格式范例,希望可以帮助到各位同学。
  • 标签:美国大学申请文书 美国大学文书范文 美国申请文书格式
  • 还在为美国大学申请文书犯愁吗?不知道美国申请文书格式吗?至美前程小编给大家带福利来啦!给大家带来美国申请文书格式范例,希望可以帮助到各位同学。


    下面附一篇《纽约时报》2016年5月12日刊登的精彩文书。作者Erica Meister,毕业于密歇根州诺斯维尔高中,被斯坦福大学录取,她在essay中对抨击自己的家乡Northville势力,不关心穷人。

    In 2015, Northville, the place I consider to be my hometown, was name the snobbiest city in Michigan. I prefer to describe Northville as reckless.

    The more enterprising students of Northville High School specialize in the selling of three goods: marijuana, Adder all and test answers, all goods many of my peers don’t think twice about using. We’re from Northville. Most of us know nothing of consequences or responsibility for our actions, because our fathers can cover for us with cash and connections. We’ve been raised in such privilege that we feel enabled to say and do whatever we want, thoughtlessly.

    Several years back, when the rap aesthetic was particularly prominent, most of the males came to school in ill-fitting jeans that sagged below their designer boxers, sporting T-shirts and necklaces that likely cost more than the weekly income for the average person, in imitation of their favorite rapper. They carried themselves like Eminem and spewed out Jay Z verses about being raised in extreme urban poverty and racism, before parroting their parents’ views on the “communist” welfare programs.

    Derogatory terms for gays, the disabled and people of color are shouted in the hallway, right over the heads of people to whom those refer. From experience, I can certify that the administration does little besides halfheartedly admonish reported bullies and send them on their way to continue their reign of terror.

    To my chagrin, I have occasionally fallen into a similar mindset. I once asked a friend, whose family I knew was struggling, what AP tests she planned to take. She replied that her family couldn’t afford any. I had forgotten how bad her circumstances were and had asked my question without thinking. I found myself victim to the disease that infiltrates Northville, the same carelessness I despise. Northville’s gilded bubble caused me to forget that some don’t have the luxury of affording even the reduced price of standardized tests.

    Aside from being potentially harmful, this recklessness creates a sense of emptiness for me. Superficial, materialistic and shallow, we’re all too busy going on to the next thing, focusing on getting an A and not about learning the material, and getting our rib into a conversation without listening to what was actually said. Our sole aim is to keep moving. Where, how and at what cost are irrelevant questions to us, and thus we manage to remove all trace of purpose from our actions.

    My most prominent goal has always been to leave Northville behind, to find a world in which people act consciously, aware that their actions affect others, and choose to delve deeper by asking questions and seeking legitimate answers that may differ from their limited understanding. In the meantime, I aspire to prepare myself by being more thoughtful, informed and, most of all, careful.










    • *您的姓名:
    • *联系电话:
    • *验 证 码:
    • 申请学位:




    北京 · 上海 · 武汉 · 广州 · 南京 · 合肥 · 西安 · 成都 · 沈阳 · 郑州 · 厦门 · 深圳 · 香港 · 纽约

  • 官方微信

  • Copyright ? 2003- BE 至美前程 www.bechina.org All Rights Reserved