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30 Apr 2019-2020 커먼앱 메인에세이 주제 작년과 똑같다

커먼앱은 올 가을 지원하는 학생들이 작성할 personal statement의 주제가 작년과 같을 것이라고 발표하였습니다. 고교 카운슬러들의 피드백을 통해, 현재의 7개 프롬트가 학생들이 선택할 다양한 범위를 커버한다고 생각하여 그렇게 결정한 것입니다. 

 

학생들은 아래 프롬트 중 1개를 선택하여 작성하여야 하는데, 충분한 시간적 여유를 가지고 시작한다면 좋은 글을 쓸 수 있을 것입니다. 

 

2019-2020 Common Application Essay Prompts

 

1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.

 

2. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?

 

3. Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome?

 

4. Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma – anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.

 

5. Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.

 

6. Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?

 

7. Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you’ve already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design. 

 

참고로, 2018-2019 커먼앱 사용자들이 가장 많이 선택한 프롬트는 #7 24%가 이 주제로 글을 썼습니다. 그 다음 23.7%의 학생들은 #5, 세 번째로 21.1% #2로 에세이를 작성하였습니다.

 

**이 글의 저작권은 제타에듀컨설팅에 있습니다. 제타에듀컨설팅의 허락 없이 복사, 인용, 발췌함을 금합니다.