하버드대학 신문 더 크림슨의 브랜드 제휴 광고 사이트에서 재미있는것을 발견했다. 보는 순간 어쩐지 한국사람 취향인데…했더니 아니나다를까 페이지 타이틀 스폰서가 ㅇㄹㅌ학원.
예를 들면 이런 식이다.
State : California
High School : Private boarding school, 100 students in graduating class
GPA: 4.0 out of 4.0
SAT: Reading 750, Math 750, Writing 800
ACT: n/a SAT
Subject Tests Taken: Mathematics Level 2, Biology E/M, Literature
Extracurriculars: Nonprofit director, Editor-in-Chief of student newspaper, Senior Editor of literary magazine, Art Prefect, varsity baseball player
Awards: Williams Book Prize, National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar with Distinction, Scholastic Art and Writing Regional Gold Key Major: Government
State : ennsylvania, USA
High School: Private school, 120 students in graduating class
GPA: 3.91 out of 4.0
SAT: Reading 800, Math 780, Writing 800
SAT Subject Tests Taken: Mathematics Level 2, Biology M, Chemistry, Spanish
Extracurriculars: Varsity tennis captain, varsity swimming captain, Mock Trial captain, Student Council Officer, A.I duPont Hospital Volunteer
Awards: Diamond Challenge Grand Prize Winner, Lincoln Scholarship Essay, National Merit finalist, National Honor Society scholarship finalist, Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences Scholarship Major: Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology
State : California, USA
High School: Private, 100 Graduating Class
GPA: 4.43 of 4.0
SAT Subject Tests Taken: Math II, Biology, Chemistry
Extracurriculars: Editor in Chief of Newspaper, Varsity Baseball, Honor Orchestra Concertmaster, Law Society Vice President, Judiciary Committee, Non-Profit Video Production
Awards: Finalist in American University’s Washington College of Law’s National High School Moot Court Competition, National Merit Finalist, AP Scholar, Music Teachers’ Association of California Certificate of Merit, American String Teachers Association Certificate Advancement Program (Violin)
State : California, USA
High School: Public school, 598 students in graduating class
Ethnicity: Asian Gender: Male
GPA: 4.0 out of 4.0 SAT: Reading 800, Math 800, Writing 800
SAT Subject Tests Taken: Mathematics Level 2, Biology E/M, Chemistry, U.S. History, World History
Extracurriculars: Speech and debate team president, Science Alliance president, martial arts instructor, National Honor Society vice president
Awards: Speech and Debate National Champion in United States Extemporaneous Speaking (2015), California Speech and Debate State Champion in United States Extemporaneous Speaking (2013, 2014, and 2015), US Presidential Scholars semifinalist, National Merit Scholar finalist Major: Computer Science and Linguistics
소개된 10케이스 중 아시안 케이스만 고른것으로, SAT 점수로 보아 최신 자료는 아닌듯. 내용들 출처는 휴스턴의 더 브라이언 도메인이라는 컨설팅 학원 등 여기저기서 모았나보다. 프로파일 뿐만 아니라 에세이 샘플과 리뷰 코멘트가 실렸다. 관심있다면 여기로.
처음 보는 광고형태. 내용의 정확도는 잘모르겠으나 지원서 에세이 쓰기 전 참고 자료 차원에서 볼만 한것 같기도 하다. 하지만 역시나 신뢰성이….