Comparison of 2019 essay requirements in Japanese universities
This is a comparison of the essay requirements in Japanese universities in 2019.
A personal statement refers to any topics that refers to oneself. Possible topics but not limited to are: Self-introduction, study goal, career goal, reason for applying for the chosen program, plan for contribution to the university, challenges in the past
A given topic refers to any topics that the school defines that students have to write about. Typically it involves topics related to the program the applicant has chosen. Sometimes the choice is left to the students to choose an appropriate topic to write about related to the program of their choice.
|SILS Waseda||600 words||Given Topic
Identify a significant international event which took place in the last year and explain why you think it was important.
|SPSE Waseda||1000 words||Personal statement|
|TAISI Waseda||1000 words||Personal statement
1) In your country or community, identify one social issue that should be addressed and explain why.
|JCulP Waseda||800 words||Personal statement|
|FSE, CSE, ASE Waseda||1000 words||Personal statement|
|PEARL Keio||2 – 4 A4||Personal statement|
|SFC Keio||800 words||Personal statement|
|FLA Sophia||500 words||Personal statement|
|FST Sophia||500 words||Personal statement|
|GIS Hosei||1000 words||Personal statement|
|GBP Hosei||800-1000 words||Personal statement|
|SCOPE Hosei||1000 words||Personal statement|
|IGESS Hosei||800-1000 words||Personal statement|
|ICU||800-1000 words||Personal statement
Write an essay on ONE of the topics listed below. […] Include your personal point of view on the issue and / or how it has affected or impacted you.
|APU||600 words||Personal statement
1. What you aim to learn at APU and your future goals (150 words)
2. Discuss a topic that is relevant to your study and share your opinion (150 words)
All information were taken from the respective university admission guide.
Simon has worked in the IT industry for 9 years as an IT Product Manager. In 2018, he was chosen by the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce to receive the prestigious scholarship and consequently moved to Japan from Switzerland to learn more about the country and the culture. He has a huge passion to make a positive impact in people’s life which shows in his engagement in various volunteering activities.