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Admission Essay

  • Date Submitted: 10/29/2013 11:05 PM
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Personal Statement

Dear Admission Officer:

This is a statement by CHEN Hao. In addition to my general information as shown on the application form, I am willing to hereby share with you further into my personalities, ideas and value.

I have been practicing musical instruments ever since my early youth. Intoxicated in the elegance of music, I am growing up into a gentleman with noble value, belief as well as decent manner. To me, music is not simply a series of voices. Music does tell stories, beliefs and hopes of the composers for audiences to share and echo. By attending Senior High School Attached to Shanghai Drama College, I tapped into the pool of music talents of people who share the same dream with me.

However, the competition was intensive. Dreams take effort to realize. As a student of the specialized music high school, I have to take up both routine high school study and musical instrument practicing. Efficiency takes priority. In order to improve my efficiency in use of time, I made extensive external readings on the topic. I concluded that science study takes the work of left brain; musical instrument practice takes the work of right brain. By arranging high school study and instrument practicing in a staggered manner, I could better use of my time. Science study is a relaxation of my left brain; music practicing is a rest of my right brain. I put my conclusion into practice. In addition to my promising performance in routine high school study, I also harvested 1st price award in Music Instrument Play Competition during High School Art Festival twice.

I think I would keep on practicing music instrument in my overseas study. As far as I know, the academic life in U.S. campus is widely versatile and diversified. Talented people could always find a place to exhibit his or her talent and win ovation of the general. U.S. institutes also encourage various kinds of extracurricular activities by helping establishing many clubs, associations and...


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