份量最重的课外活动(续)

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通过课外活动脱颖而出
许晓鸣
(多伦多教育研究会)
名牌大学申请的要素
• Leadership
(领导才能)
• Scholarship
(学者风范)
• Citizenship
(公民意识)
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高中成绩
SAT成绩
Essays
推荐信
竞赛成绩
面试
特殊才艺
社区义工
学生社团
名牌大学挑选人才的特点
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挑选未来的成功者
对杰出的定义不拘一格
全才与偏才并重
兼济天下与独善其身
关注逆境成才
公平清高与“势利”并存
录取的必然与偶然
几类常见课外活动的简单分析
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特殊才艺 (音乐,美术,体育)
社区义工
学生社团
打工挣钱
大学申请中份量最重的课外活动
10a ) 优秀运动员
10b) 各种科学奥林匹克比赛的国际金牌
(如 IMO/IPHO/ICHO/IBO )
10c) 三大科技大赛:
Intel Science Talent Search(前十名)
Siemens National Winner/National
Finalists Intel Science and Engineering
Fair top 3
份量最重的课外活动 (续)
9 - ISEF (1st places), Siemens Westinghouse (regional
finalists), MOP, Intel Finalist (40), published research (
if in Nature or Science), Scholastic Art and Writing, AP
State Scholar AFTER Junior Year, Presidential Scholar
(141), Davidson Fellow
8 - TASP/RSI/NIH, USPhO /USChO /USABO/USAMO/USACO
national finalist, Siemens Semi-finalists/ISEF (2-4
places), Intel semifinalist, Scholastic Writing and Art,
Running your own *successful* business
份量最重的课外活动 (续)
7 - Perfect SAT scores, USPhO /USChO
/USABO/USAMO/USACO semifinalist, Eagle Scout
6 - Selective summer programs or competitions, such as SSP,
Clark Summer Program, HCSSiM
5 - National Latin Convention 1st Places Academic Contests,
All-Eastern/all-regional music, National Merit Finalist,
National AP Scholar AFTER Junior Year
份量最重的课外活动 (续)
4- Perfect Score (Multiple Years) on National Latin Exam,
or other language, Prudential Spirit of Community
Award, National AP Scholar, Some State Awards),
Science Olympiad Medals (depending on what state
you're from)
3 - All-County music, winning at local/regional science fairs
2 - Bank of America Awards, most local awards/trophies (
art, music, community - although they will say something
about your character), Essay Contests
1 - National Honor Society, Beta Club, School Departmental
Awards, etc.
学科竞赛部分资料
Tout Wang, 许晓鸣:
加拿大高中生学科竞赛(科学类)介绍
http://www.coviews.com/viewtopic.php?t=9450
江亚东:
加拿大适合中小学生参加的10大学科竞赛
http://www.olympiads.ca/IntroContest.html
夏令营
1) Deep River Science Academy
http://www.drsa.ca/
2) Shad Valley Summer Enrichment Program
http://www.shad.ca/shad/myweb.php
3). Summer Science Program (SSP)
http://www.summerscience.org/home/index.php
4). Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics
(HCSSiM)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hampshire_College_Summer_Studies_in_
Mathematics
5). Others:
http://mitadmissions.org/blogs/entry/other_summer_programs
大学和研究所进修机会举例
1) Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Programme
http://outreach.engineering.utoronto.ca/preuniversityprograms/JrDEEP.htm
2) University of Toronto Summer Mentorship
Program
http://www.fnh.utoronto.ca/Prospective-Students/High-School-StudentPrograms.htm
3) U f T Pre-University Academic Enrichment
Programs
http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/futurestudents/academics/hsprograms/enrichme
nt/
4) Western Engineering Summer Academy
http://www.eng.uwo.ca/academy/
Outreach Programs
1) Harvard
http://outreach.mcb.harvard.edu/
2) MIT/Harvard Broad Institute
http://www.broadinstitute.org/education/initiatives
3) Cornell University Summer College for High
School
http://www.cornell.edu/outreach/programs/program_view.cfm?ProgramID=2161
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