Today’s GOALS
Write the OEA essay.
1
JUPAS
Which programmes
are suitable for me?
Interests
Aptitude
Prospects
Requirements
catalogue
2
JUPAS
QUESTIONS?
3
OEA
4
Who reads my OEA Essay?
Admission officers of
tertiary institutions
and/ or Professors
who will interview you
5
What is the purpose of
the OEA Essay?
Lets the readers ‘see’ you &
make them believe that
they should grant you
a chance to impress them
and/ or you are the kind of
students they are looking for.
6
What should I write? --1
You should write about…
Your interested programme(s);
Your interested career(s);
Your strength(s);
Your weakness(es);
What you are passionate about…
7
What should I write? --2
So the essay should …
Make you stand out;
Convince the readers you are
the person they want;
Be persuasive;
Be coherent;
Be succinct.
8
What should I write? --3
You can also…
Quote
An authority
An expert
A professor;
Start with an anecdote.
Relevant & impressive
9
What should I NOT include?
1. Do NOT focus on
ONE course or ONE college
as you have to
enter 20 programme choices.
10
Journalism:
‘Journalists should have missions
and protect the underprivileged
in society’, explains Mr Au Ka Lun,
a famous local journalist…
11
Science:
I have had a dream since young.
It is to help everyone in need…
I took part in…And I would
like to receive an advanced
education in the science field
to contribute to the society…
So now, my dream is no longer
a dream. It is a goal I am going
to achieve…
12
Medical Sciences:
I am a caring, optimistic and
compassionate person. Last summer,
I volunteered at the PWH…
These experiences have made
me realize how much I want to help
the patients, comfort them and
ease their worries. Therefore, I
have decided to devote myself to
helping patients…
13
Medical Sciences:
“Happiness is the meaning and
the purpose of life,
the whole aim and end of
human existence,”
ancient Greek philosopher, Aristotle,
once said…
14
Nursing:
I believe that I have
the right qualities to become a nurse.
First, I have been playing the piano
for five years… Second, I am good
at languages… Third, I
work well with others…
15
Arts:
I would like to study
Comparative Literature
at university. This is the
course I like most…
16
Consider your choices.
Be truthful.
Quality Essay
 Spelling
 Grammatical Accuracy
 Vocabulary
 Language Patterns
 M-TS-E
17
18
Summer assignment
Revise your OEA Essay.
Type it up.
Submit it to your teacher
via the Internet on or
before 1 August 2012.
19
Typing conventions
CAPITAL vs small letters
Full stops vs commas
Spell-check
Font 12 Times New Roman
Double-line spacing
Extra line between paragraphs
20
TASK
Write your OEA.
500 words MAXIMUM
Less can be more.
Hand it in at 1200.
Dictionaries
21
Descargar

Document