Through tertiary education, I hope I could develop my power of critical thinking as well as explore the unbounded territory of knowledge of life



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Essay 1
Through tertiary education, I hope I could develop my power of critical thinking as well as explore the unbounded territory of knowledge of life. I have a firm belief that tertiary education would be the unique experience for me to further develop my hidden talents and more importantly, to develop a different perception towards future from my learning.
I have long been interested in the business profession, so that I decide to devote myself in this field. I recognize this field as a “splendid life” which vitally involves a lot of interactions with people, keeping oneself in pace with the ever-changing world, having high level of language proficiency and owning broad perspective of the world. I am eager to learn all the above talents in order to have such an exciting, hard-working and challenging life. The career development is also in the line with the social needs and therefore, I think my efforts can contribute to the territory. My interest in this field has been strengthened by having the part-time experience as a clerk in the summer vacations. I am aware of the qualifications and requirements of becoming a professional.
In my secondary education, I have been the monitress from Form 1 to Form 3, the Chairperson of the Health Education Team in Form 5 and the Welfare Secretary of the Student Association in the same year. The invaluable experiences have not only promoted my leadership skill and the ability to co-operate with people, but also the ability to organize activities efficiently and to present ideas logically. I have also been the organizer of the English Reading Competition in school and that helps to boost my confidence and the power of decisiveness. In Form 6, I came first in Computer Applications and received an award for this. I sincerely hope that such computer knowledge could be applied in my future career.
Apart from academic studying, I have also participated in other activities such as windsurfing and rowing. I have got the basic certificate of windsurfing and the bronze award of The Hong Kong Award For Young People. I also like reading, listening to music and playing piano. I like to adapt myself to the experience that I have never had before and studying at the tertiary education would be one of my crucial steps to fulfill this ambition.

Essay 2

Tertiary education provides me with a good chance to train myself to think critically and independently. Despite my hitherto limited knowledge, I believe my enthusiasm, my creativity, my logical mind, my analytical power, my flexibility and my potential will all be nourished and sharpened through education at tertiary level.


The BA course is my first choice because I am eager to improve my language skills and to pursue my interest in Arts subjects. I am good at thinking and observing different cultural phenomena, and I am always interested in understanding different lives, experiencing different cultures and meeting new people. I am quite an active, sociable person and I would like to pursue a career that involves meeting different kinds of people and facing new challenges.
In my secondary school life, I have involved in many activities. When I was in Form Six, I was the Academic Secretary of the Student Union. By organizing extra-curricular activities, I have acquired the invaluable skills of communicating and cooperating with others .I have also had a substantial training on leadership which boosts my confidence and power of analysis. Besides, I have also taken part in the Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival and Music Festival through which broaden my horizons. Together they form a great asset to help shape my personality and character.
I am eager to serve the community too. In my spare time, I take the initiative to participate in different voluntary work as it can help the people in need and also widen the broadness of my vision. I have participated in the flag-selling day for the Association of Baptist for World Evangelism and have visited the home for mental retarded. The event has enhanced my ability to face and serve people who were of different sectors in society. I have also been trained to deal with problems independently and objectively.
I very much hope to pursue my studies in a tertiary institute as I strongly believe that tertiary education will not only benefit me academically, but also improve my competence and character. And I strongly believe that I can really make use of the knowledge which I will learn from university in my future career.


Essay 3

Hong Kong is suffering from economic downturn which has caused high unemployment rate recently. However, I believe that the situation is temporary only. Hong Kong will have another economic boom in the nearest decade. Being a new generation of Hong Kong, I have no hesitation to study for the best of Hong Kong and help her pass the present gloom.


With the spectacular pace of technological development one must keep abreast of the latest knowledge and be responsive to the ever-changing needs of society. I am convinced that the challenging BBA course can help me to achieve this goal.
With my diversified involvement in school activities, I have learnt to react to unforeseen situations calmly and sensibly. Being a Chairlady of Student Union, I have learnt to think independently and feel at ease when facing a large audience. As a member of the debate team since Form 4, I have acquired a sensitive and logical mind. By participating in Drama Club and School Choir, I have learnt the way to communicate with others and organize activities. These positive qualities can really help me adapt to the comprehensive university life.
I hope that I can receive an all-round education, Therefore, if admitted,I will participate actively in all arenas of university life and strive for excellence both academically and otherwise.

Essay 4

Tertiary education provides me with a good chance to train myself to think critically and independently. Despite my hitherto limited knowledge, I believe my enthusiasm, my creativity, my logical mind, my analytical power, my flexibility and my potential will all be nourished and sharpened through education at tertiary level.


The BA course is my first choice because I am eager to improve my language skills and to pursue my interest in Arts subjects. I am good at thinking and observing different cultural phenomena, and I am always interested in understanding different lives, experiencing different cultures and meeting new people. I am quite an active, sociable person and I would like to pursue a career that involves meeting different kinds of people and facing new challenges.
In my secondary school life, I have involved in many activities. When I was in Form Five, I was the Academic Secretary of the Student Union. By organizing extra-curricular activities, I have acquired the invaluable skills of communicating and cooperating with others .I have also had a substantial training on leadership which boosts my confidence and power of analysis. Besides, I have also taken part in the Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival and Music Festival through which broaden my horizons. Together they form a great asset to help shape my personality and character.
I am eager to serve the community too. In my spare time, I take the initiative to participate in different voluntary work as it can help the people in need and also widen the broadness of my vision. I have participated in the flag-selling day for the Association of Baptist for World Evangelism and have visited the home for mental retarded. The event has enhanced my ability to face and serve people who were of different sectors in society. I have also been trained to deal with problems independently and objectively.
I very much hope to pursue my studies in a tertiary institute as I strongly believe that tertiary education will not only benefit me academically, but also improve my competence and character. And I strongly believe that I can really make use of the knowledge which I will learn from university in my future career.


Essay 5

Hong Kong is now facing a dramatic medical change. To adapt myself to the new medical situation and to help maintain the stability of the present social and medical conditions, I recognize there is an urgent need for me to further develop my critical, independent mind as well as power of analysis. Tertiary education, I believe, will definitely help me fulfill such a need by providing me with a good chance to train myself to think critically and independently. Despite my hitherto limited knowledge, I believe my enthusiasm; my creativity, my logical mind, my analytical power, my flexibility and my potential will all be nourished and sharpened through education at tertiary level.


It is my firm belief that life is invaluable and man must live in the air of helping others. When this notion has been integrated with my intrinsic love of learning and interest in medical science, I decide to choose the course so that I will be able to save life and alleviate the pain and suffering in our society.
Through education at the tertiary level, I can be well equipped with the knowledge and skills required in the medical science profession, which I intend to pursue as my future career.
Hong Kong has been experiencing the outbreak of Sars. The scarifications of professional medical staff has made me feel proud of being a Hong Kong citizen while many people in other countries like Taiwan are shunning their duties. In conjunction with the enhancement and development of medical science technology, Hong Kong has been recognized as a key center for scientific and medical technology for many years, thus, I would like to be one of the people who contribute their effort to make Hong Kong keep on doing her good job.
I am an active and outgoing person; I have participated in many extra-curricular activities. I have been the class monitor, the Secretary of the English Club and the Mathematics Club in school. I was an active member of the Chinese Club since (year) and the Editor of School Mathematics bulletin in Form Four. By organizing the extra-curricular activities, I have acquired the invaluable skills of communicating and cooperating with others. I have also had a substantial training on leadership, which boosts my confidence and power of analysis. I have also been trained to deal with problems independently and objectively. Together they form a great asset to help shape my personality and character.
I am quite an active, inquisitive and self-motivated student. I feel confident that I would be able to get the most out of whatever course I am admitted to. At the same time, I look forward to playing a full and lively part in college life.

Essay 6
I would like to apply for the Business field. Business is an important section in Hong Kong which is one of the busiest business centers in the world. With the commercial activities going on, the demand for employees of this sector is large, so that I would like to be a part of this sector. I would like to contribute to society. The main reason why I choose business field as my tertiary education is that I am really interested in business. I have found that doing business is really fascinating, which makes me want to know more about it.

I am a cheerful person who is not fear of confronting difficult challenges and is willing to try to solve difficulties with all my effort. Helping others, watching foreign movies, knowing more about new technology are all my hobbies that make my life more meaningful. Having diversified interests let me make friends with different kinds of people.

Being a helpful and active student, I took part in the Hong Kong Population Census in 2011 when I was Secondary Five I was a student helper who helped the lower Form schoolmates to solve their problems in doing homework in (year). Through being a student helper, I have developed a strong sense of responsibility and better interpersonal skills.

I sincerely hope that I will be able to further my studies in the business field and I am prepared to word extremely hard to attain my goal.



Essay 7

Tertiary education provides me with a good chance to train myself to be independent and to think critically. Despite my hitherto limited knowledge, I believe my enthusiasm, my creativity, my logical mind, my analytical power, my flexibility and my potential will all be nourished and sharpened through education at tertiary level.


Having firm foundation knowledge of biology enables me to know more about the earth I am living in. I am saddened to learn that the earth has been severely damaged by human activities, to such an extent that the environment is harmful for human. I decide to choose the relevant curriculum so that I will be able to save the earth and our environment.
For my area of strength, I am a good leader with a sense of responsibility and have a critical thinking ability. In the Inter-school Debating Contest I took part in S6, it has fostered my independent analytical power along with a critical thinking ability. What’s more, I was the chairperson of the Chess Club, I have become more responsible and independent.
In addition, my teachers and classmates always think that I am quite active and self-motivated. The sport activities can give me a healthy body to face new challenges. Exploring the Internet can help me to get information on web sites, and enrich my outlook on life.
Tertiary education can provide me a valuable chance to broaden my horizons and I can sure I will do everything to prove my potential and ability.

Essay 8

‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.’


To start a wonderful journey of university, my first step is to opt for the Bachelor of Social Science, not only because I firmly eager for the category of education, but also because I possess some specific aptitude and personalities.
I am an active, talkative and outgoing person. As I believe that adequate exercises and comprehensive development of personal skills are keys to unlocking the door of success, I expose myself to a variety of learning sources. Thus I took part in the Inter-school Debate Competition, fostering my independent analytical power and critical thinking ability. Also, I was honored to be the master of ceremony of the Pok Oi Hospital Joint School Graduation Ceremony and the intra-school Orientation Day, which helped me to build up unbeatable confidence and unbreakable courage. I also participated in the Speech Festival in Form 4 and Form 5 in order to enrich my communication skills. Besides, I was the member of the school cross-country team from Form 1 to Form 5, during the years, I learnt a lot about teamwork. And I engaged in both intra- and inter-school sport days every year, the medals which I won in the sports day together with the merit points given as a reward for being a member of the school Marching Band/ Choir (Form.3 to 5) are the solid evidence that I do put my heart and effort to establish my talents in each and every area.
All in all, tertiary education provides me the way of promising future. Should I gain the admission, I would spend all my effort to prove my potential and contribute positively to the society by applying the techniques and knowledge that I am going to learn at university.
Essay 9

‘Caring others, caring self.’ I, being a science student, would like to be a nurse after my graduation. Not only am I eager to receive tertiary education, but also I am confident that my aptitude and personalities suit the job well. Tertiary education provides me with a good chance to equip myself with richer knowledge and skills so that I can contribute to society. I am ready to devote my heart to help people and to apply the techniques and competence, which I am going to learn at university.


I am a responsible and patient person; moreover, being the Secretary of The Student Union in Form 6, I learned to be persevering, caring and co-operative. I have been the Chairman of the Music Club, the team leader of the School Prefect and the class monitress. I do have self-confident that I could be a good leader with a sense of responsibility and critical thinking ability. In addition, I am both sociable and self-discipline. I am ready to embrace these abilities and turn them to their advantages in my future career.
Outside the classroom, I am engaged in voluntary work in both Hong Kong and the Mainland China. I went to visit the children in Qingyuan during the summer holiday in 2010 in order to take a close look to the reality and witness the hardship of the disadvantaged. In Form 6, I took part in Hong Kong Schools Music Festival and Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival (Chinese); I got merits in both competitions.
In my spare time, I like surfing on the Internet, listening to music and playing the piano. I have passed the piano (Grade 6) and theory (Grade 5) exams of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. I like traveling too; I went to UK and stayed with a local family during the summer holiday in 2010. It gave me a chance to recognize the cultural background at different time and different people, at the same time, widening my horizons.
Given the chance for entering the university, I can exploit my advantaged aptitude. I can’t do everything, but I can do soothing. Should I gain the admission, I would do everything to prove my potential and ability, and be able to make my utmost contribution to society.

Essay 10

Tertiary education provides me with a good chance to train myself to think critically and independently. Despite my hitherto limited knowledge, I believe my enthusiasm, my creativity, my logical mind, my analytical power, my flexibility and my potential will all be nourished and sharpened through education at tertiary level.


A colourful life must be challenging and meaningful. Therefore I choose subject related to management in the university. I hope to be a director of a department in a company and even a director of a company. The road to managing level is uphill. But all the woes will soon be overwhelmed by satisfaction if you can manage a department successfully.
Apart from management, I also have a keen interest in Chinese medicine. Studying Chinese medicine has long been my hope as relieving the pain of patients and helping them to recover can bring the greatest sense of achievement. Moreover, Chinese medicine has a long history and width range of knowledge. All of above, I choose Chinese medicine.
As an active six-former, I benefit a lot from the participation in extra-curricular activities. I have served as a financial secretary. My leadership, management and communication skills have been greatly improved through organization of activities. Having been a school prefect leader for a year, I also become more responsible. When I was in Form Five, I began to work to attain the campus reporter of Hong Kong Education City Limited.
I have a wide range of interests. I like reading books and newspapers and exploring on the internet to broaden my scope of knowledge.
I know that management and Chinese medicine are demanding courses full of challenges. But I believe that challenges can make me learn a lot. I sincerely hope that I will be able to face these challenges in your faculty and I am prepared to work extremely hard to attain the goal.

Essay 11

Through tertiary education, I hope I could further develop my potential, my power of innovation and analysis, my independence of mind as well as my scope of interests. These are indispensable qualities to prepare me for the challenges and ordeals in my further career. And I believe that tertiary education will provide ample opportunities for me to acquaint myself with the outside world by increasing my knowledge.


The entry of China into the World Trade Organization since 2001, a tremendous prospect for Asian businesses has been growing. The economic scenario for Hong Kong in the recent years certainly looks great and the demand for professional executives will increase. Therefore, I have decided to devote myself to the business profession. I would like to be one of the people who contribute their effort to make Hong Kong keep on doing her good job.
In school, I have participated in many extra-curricular activities. Moreover, I have been the Vice-chairman of the Health Education Team, the Social Secretary of the Student Union and the School Prefect. By organizing extra-curricular activities, I have acquired the invaluable skills of communicating and cooperating with others. I have also had a substantial training on leadership, which boosts my confidence and power of analysis. Together they form a great asset to help shape my personality and character. In my spare time, I like reading, running, camping and listening to music.
Moreover, I enjoy traveling, experiencing different cultures and meeting new people, and I have traveled widely in East Asia-to Japan, Korea, Thailand and China. These traveling experiences have broadened my horizons.
I am quite an inquisitive, active and self-motivated student. I like to try new things and face challenges. I very much hope to pursue my studies in the university as I strongly believe that tertiary education will not only benefit me academically, but also improve my professional competence and character knowledge which I will learn from university
Essay 12

Through tertiary education, I hope I could further develop my power of analysis and critical thinking. I can acquire theoretical knowledge and become scholastic and enlightened. Promoting the whole person development and having a strong sense of social and national responsibility is of utmost importance. These are indispensable qualities to offer me a promising future.


I want to work with medical related work, so I can make a significant contribution to our society. I strong believe that life is invaluable and man must live in the air of helping others. When this notion have been integrated with my intrinsic love of learning and interest in medical science, I decide to choose the curriculum so that I will be able to save life and alleviate the pain and suffering in our society.

Being a diligent student, no doubt that studying put invisible stress on me. I can release pressure though reading. My weakness is becoming nervous easily. It may be due to the fact that I handle all my work with meticulous care. In addition, I am too absent-minded and not talented enough. It can improve by practicing brain memory. I like reading magazines such as Neutron that contains a lot of scientist information. It can broaden my scientific horizons. Moreover, I like watching television too, for instance, the Human Body and ER. I am a circumspect and friendly student with a quiet and kind disposition. Being considerate and helpful, I mix well with others. I am also a most responsible person.


I joined Yuen Long Town Hall voluntary work serving different kind of people and organizing varied activities in (year) .I also got the Silver Award of Voluntary Work. The occasion has promoted my ability to face and serve people who were of different sectors in society. It has boosted my communication skills and confidence. I was also trained to deal with problems independently and objectively.

In my school time, I have participated in some extra- curricular activities such as Home Economics Club and Conservation Club. I was the Group Leader of the Student Librarian and an Editor of Mind-link in Form four. I like reading, playing badminton and cooking.


I will try best to do well in the course. I am admitted to at university provided that I am granted a chance.


Essay 13

It has long been my hope to pursue my studies in Business Administration in university in Hong Kong, as both disciplines are practical and versatile in Hong Kong today; above all, I am very interested in developing my management skills. I hope to contribute myself to society with what I learn at university in the future.


In my secondary schooling, I took up a number of posts such as Head prefect in School Prefect Team, leader of Girl Guides, and member of Careers Committee. All these posts provided me with the chance to sharpen my interpersonal skills and develop a critical mind; I also learnt how to make quick and accurate decisions to deal with matters of importance. At leisure, I like listening music, reading magazines and cooking.
As far as my weaknesses are concerned, I would say I am so aggressive a person that I will stop at nothing to get what I want. Since I am so aggressive, I very often offend others inadvertently. I hope I will change myself at university where I can meet more people and learn how to co-operate and deal with them more skillfully.
My ambition is to be a successful businessman in the future. In order to achieve this goal, tertiary education is of vital importance, as it will equip me with better knowledge and skills to survive in this ever-changing business world.
Once admitted to a university, I can assure you of my best efforts in my area of pursuit. I earnestly hope you will offer me an opportunity to fulfill my goal.
Essay 14

University is like a distance running race, which is full of challenges. I always want to take these challenges to improve myself. As there is a wide range of courses, I would be able to study the subjects that fulfill my desire. Taking the elective courses can also further overstep my skills which help me to meet the needs of society. I wish to be one of the members in the tertiary education.


To be a professional manager is my ambition. Catering management at Poly University is my first choice. Being an arts student, I am eager to apply economics theory in the real world.
I am active in school activities and community services. I was a venture scout in No.14 Yuen Long West District (year). I believe every minute of my working is a gain of experience. Therefore, I am good at organizing and allocating resources. I cherish the time with my schoolmates.
In long term, having good communication skills is an advantage of meeting the social demand. Therefore I put Language Studies with Business at Polytechic University and Contemporary English Studies at Lingnan University as my second and third choices. To achieve all-round development, I have actively joined two different study tours. During the New Zealand Study Tour, I discipline myself well and performed my talents to be a responsible leader. The teachers and students in NZ appreciate me much. I am still working hard on language and I would like to contribute my talent.
In my leisure time, I enjoy traveling, experiencing different cultures and meeting new people. Moreover, I am keen on swimming and designing websites. These joyful experiences have widen my horizon.
I am quite an active, cheerful and responsible person. I have confidence in my potential and can surely prove it if I could gain the admission in your faculty. At the same time, I look forward to playing a full and lively part in university life.
Essay 15
During my childhood years I was often criticized for being too much of an optimist. My family and friends would have whole conservations about my goals and ideas. They would say that I was too naïve or too immature to operate in this world. However I did not see them as my limitations or weaknesses but as my gifts, my specialties. For I believe, with an open, optimistic mind, one can change the world to be a better place to live in. That is why I wish to pursue a career in sociology. I want to learn of the mechanisms of society so that I may effectively and efficiently better our world while at the same time operating in it.
Other than having an open, optimistic mind, one must posse good interpersonal skills, to become a successful sociologist, I believe that I posse many of the required interpersonal skills required because I have earned numerous awards in both school and outside of school. Some of which are sportsmanship awards, conduct awards, and social service awards. Please see below for a list of my awards.
A very important interpersonal skill not just to sociologists but to all professions is leadership. With leadership one can lead others to gain what was impossible to gain as an individual, but possible to a team. Since the summer of (year), I have began training in the modern Chinese martial arts of Heng Yue Yen Long Kwon. Till this day, I practice the art and it has earned me a black belt second Dan and a part time teaching position at various locations across Hong Kong. I believe from my experience as a martial arts teacher, I oppose enough leadership skills to make a good leader.
I know university can be full of challenges, and if I were to gain admittance to your prestigious university. I know I would work hard, and enthusiastically in order to accomplish my dreams of a renown sociologist.

Essay 16

The social work course is my first choice because I am eager to improve my language skills and pursue my interest in this subject.


Despite my limited knowledge, I believe my enthusiasm, my creativity, my flexibility and potential will all be nourished and sharpened through education at tertiary level.
As the job of a social work is meaningful and contributive, I decided to choose this professional and sacrificial job as my future career. I am always willing to comfort my families and friends since I was approachable.
I am an active and friendly person. I enjoy participating in various extra-curricular activities such as the tutor of the Big Brother and Sister Scheme, Cheer Leader of my House and voluntary work outside school. In spare time, I like reading, hiking, cooking, chatting with friends, and making new friends.
It is my firm belief that life is invaluable and man must live in the air of helping others. This belief becomes stronger when I have tried to serve different walks of life as a volunteer. Choosing the curriculum can make me able to meet new friends and able to alleviate the pain and suffering of students. And the main goal of doing that is to enhance every one of them has a happy and lighthearted childhood.
Essay 17

Of all the faculties, I would like to apply for the BA (Hons) in Accountancy as my preference. The reasons that I choose it are not only developing my power of analysis, but also develop my independence of mind.


The job of an accountant is challenging and attractable, so I decide to choose this professional job as my career. In order to achieve this objective, I have got a ‘Pass with Distinction’ in the Second level Accounting in LCCI. And also, I have entered myself for the Third level Accounting in LCCI. So I am confidence that my potential in this field can be fully developed through education at tertiary level.
My weakness is paying too much attention to detail. Because of this, sometimes I cannot finish what I’m doing until midnight. I hope to change my ways at university. So that I can have more time to develop new interests and learn something new adapt from my field of study.
I am quite an active, inquisitive and self-motivated student. I have taken up a lot of duties such as school Prefect in Form 4, Treasurer of Blue House Form 5 and the Subject Helper of Mathematics & Statistic in Form 6. In my spare time, I like reading, playing computer and listening to music.

Essay 18
I have the belief that tertiary education is a stepping stone to further education and my future career. Not only can I develop a sense of critical thinking and analytical skills, but I can also sharpen my interpersonal skills as well as widen my horizons.
I would like to develop my career in the field of Arts. I learnt drawing from private tutor since I was young. I am very pleased to find that the Hong Kong Polytechnic University offers the course I am interested in. Graphic Design and Art has been a keen interest of mine for a long time, and while looking at the prospectus entries I was highly recommended to visit the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a successful and positive place to study Art.
I had participated in the Hong Kong Award for young people, silver and bronze award were obtained in secondary 3 and secondary 5 This programme provided me with precious experience in learning the way to co-operate well with others. I had participated in the (competition) organized by Yuen Long Town Hall and was awarded the Merit award Also, I was awarded the best

improved student award in (year).


Being energetic and outgoing, I am interested in outdoor activities such as camping and hiking. Also, I am interested in drawing and playing piano. Meanwhile, my achievements in art and music have built up my confidence as well as altered my character as I used to be shy.
In school, I had chance to contact and communicate with students from my school and from other schools. This was possible as I was a School Prefect in Form 4, and the Chairlady of school House in Form 5 as well as the class monitress in Form 5 and 6. With a sociable and easy-going character, it is possible for me to build up a congenial relationship among my fellow schoolmates.
I am very much looking forward to hearing from you, and to attending the interview.

Essay 19

A human life is not so long. It just lasts 60 or 70 years. Some may be shorter; some may be longer. In these few years, how many meaningful things can you do? So I am willing to be a nurse to help some people who need to get help from the others. It is really a meaningful thing. If you see a patient leave the hospital healthily nothing can describe the feeling of contentment.


Besides being a nurse, being a teacher is also a meaningful job. This is because young people are our future. They have to study in school before they serve society. So the teacher should have the mission to teach the youths. What a challenging job it is?
Both careers need good social skills and language skills. I hope I can improve these skills through tertiary education.
To achieve a meaningful life, I attended a first-aid course by St. John Ambulance last summer and I am now an qualified first-aid assistance. I am a quite active and optimistic student. I like to meet new friends. So I was a receptionist on school’s Speech Day from Form 3 to Form 5.
I very hope to pursue my studies in a tertiary institution. I really look forward to studying a full and lively part in university life.

Essay 20
Through tertiary education, I hope I could further develop my power of analysis and critical thinking, my independence of mind as well as my scope of interests. These are indispensable qualities to prepare me for the challenges and ordeals in my future career.
Therefore, Engineering which emphasizes a wide range of modern technologies is my first choice. In Hong Kong, the use of mobile phone and computers has been increasing dramatically. The rapid development of technology has brought about changes and impacts to our social and culture structure. So studying engineering can equip me with different skills.
I am an active and friendly person. In school, I have taken up a lot of duties such as the Vice-Chairman of the Blue House. By organizing the extra-curricular activities, I have acquired the invaluable skills of communicating and co-operating with others. I have been a prefect leader and have acquired substantial training on leadership which boosts my confidence and power of analysis. Also, I have been a tutor in school helping lower form students on their homework. All these form a great asset to help shape my personality and character.
In my spare time, I like surfing the Internet to get information on websites so as to keep in touch with the current affairs on the world. I like playing computer games and chess to alleviate my stress, particularly study pressure.
The reasons that I choose these curricular activities are not only based on my interest, but also my future aspiration. So I feel confident that I would be able to get the most out of whatever course I am admitted to playing a full and lively part in college life.

Essay 21

I have chosen the BA course as my first choice because I am eager to explore and pursue my interests in arts subjects. By learning the literature and logistics in a collective way, it helps to enrich my language power, develop a critical mind and to certain extent, deepen my understanding of people in different cultures.


I enjoy traveling, experiencing cultures and meeting new people, and I have traveled widely in South East Asia from Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand back to China. These trips have broadened my horizons and made me curious of the different cultures.
I would like to enter the education or business sector in the future. In which I could meet new people and face different challenges.
When I was in Form 6, I joined the debating team of my school and had been an English tutor for my junior schoolmates in the summer holidays. These experiences have promoted my ability to face new challenges so I can benefit from them, which also helps in reassuring my determination to study the BA course.
Being an active, inquisitive student, I look forward to playing a full and lively part in college life.

Essay 22
After taking thorough consideration, I would like to apply for the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree as Hong Kong is the financial center in the world, I am eager to learn how to efficiently deal with the complicated problems in the modern business world and equip myself with richer modern business world.
Camping, reading, playing sport and computer are my favorite hobbies. I always believe that healthy body can support me to face new challenges. Exploring the Internet can help me to get a wealth of information from various web sites, broaden my outlook in life; and reading can help me know more about the world.
I am a fairly active person; as a result, my school-life is fulfilling. Not only do I enjoy taking part in activities, but also like to acquire some knowledge and experience in managing and organizing teamwork. I like sharing myself with friends, as I believe that what goes around, comes around, I like making friends.
However, I am too outspoken so sometimes I am talking too much and express too much of my own feelings. Also, I’m a workaholic and perfectionist when I am doing my work, I always give myself too much stress, and that’s why I always feel too nervous on my work.
Apart from my hobbies, I have been a secretary in my school House and the Commerce Club. I have also been a member of Football Team.
“No venture, No gain”. I do believe that my hardworking enables me to learn more in my life.

Essay 23

As modern technology is developing rapidly, people all over the world are no longer bound by geographical limitation. Inevitably, this would only speed up the process of globalisation. In the meantime, I recognise there is an urgent need for me to equip myself with expertise in languages, communication skills and interpersonal skills, all of which are so indispensable in nowadays society. Tertiary education, I believe, will undoubtedly help me to acquire these.


Hong Kong is a reputed international city where numerous multi-national corporations have set up their headquarters, thus, there is an increasing demand for the multi-lingual professionals with a strong foundation of management. These jobs are so attractive and challenging. It is my aspiration to devote in it once I have opted for Economic and Business Studies in F.6. I think I have been studying these subjects reasonably well and I strongly believe that my potential in these areas can be fully developed through my tertiary study.
I like working with others, enjoy taking responsibility as well as dare to confront any challenges. Last summer, I, together with my counterparts in other schools, have organised a joint school singing contest in my community. Throughout the preparation, I took the lead using the management and motivational skills I learned from Business Studies. It was a pretty success. Apart from the contest, I joined a leadership-training programme and worked as a volunteer in a young centre. In addition, I also worked as an English tutor last summer teaching the junior schoolmates. All these experiences really taught me a lot through face-to-face contact with people from all walks of life.
In leisure, I like reading, playing sports and making new friends. I have a colourful and meaningful life, however, I am looking forward to experiencing a more splendid one in my college life.

Essay 24

Being a human, the understanding of our world and life is essential. It is also my deep conviction that the elements that link people together are communication and appreciation. But I do not think I have known them and this makes me really eager to learn more. And tertiary education is the means! Not only will it gives me the chance to widen and advance my knowledge, but it also prepares me for my future career.


It is my firm belief that life is invaluable and man must live in the air of helping others. When this notion had been integrated with my intrinsic love of learning and interest in medical science, I decide to choose the curriculum so that I will be able to save life and alleviate the pain and suffering in our society.
To me, confidence is important. I accomplish all tasks with confidence. I am an optimistic person who enjoy challenge! Being the treasurer, I was equipped with a fold of skills: how to work with others and learn to take up responsibility.
Reading is my favorite! What I like most are scientific friction and journals I am also interested in writing, on the grounds that it is a good way to express oneself. Sport, especially badminton, make me healthy and keep me in good spirit at all times.
All in all, to have tertiary education, as a key to having more knowledge, getting a better understanding of our culture and ourselves, and to a bright future also, is my long-cherished wish!
Essay 25

In this ever changing era, the ability to think critically and systematically is the prerequisite to prepare for the unpredictable challenges. To adapt myself to the new political and social environment worldwide and devote myself in the future development of our motherland, Tertiary education will definitely help me by nourishing and sharpening my creativity, my logical mind and my analytical power through an all-rounded education.


When I was in primary 2, my parents sent me to the mainland for a year of studying. Different styles of learning, communication and living between Hong Kong and China have given me a profound influence on the understanding of the society. To know more about the world I am living in, I choose a subject related to social science in the university. The stronger the foundation of sociology I gain, the clearer vision I will have for a life-long contribution to the society.


I am a curious, inquisitive and active person. As I believe that an all round development is crucial to enrich our knowledge and life experiences, I expose myself to a variety of learning sources. Through active participation in extra-curricular activities like being a core member in basketball team, my leadership, management and communication skills have been greatly improved through close cooperation in a team. Furthermore, being a committee member of Joint Secondary School Famine 2011 and having work experience with the World Vision for over half of a year heighten my awareness of being responsible for helping the needy in developing countries.

I hope to train myself to be a more thoughtful and well organized person to face difficulties wisely.

Essay 26

It has long been my hope to pursue my studies in Business Administration in the university. Despite my hitherto limited knowledge, I believe my enthusiasm, creativity, logical and analytical power and potential will all be nourished and sharpened through education at tertiary level. I hope to contribute myself to the society with what I learn in the future.


My ambition is to be a successful businessman. In order to achieve this goal, tertiary education is of vital importance as it will equip me with better knowledge and skills like analytical skills and communication skills to survive in this ever-changing business world.


I am an active, sociable and outgoing person. As I believe that adequate exercises and comprehensive development of personal skills are keys to unlock the door of success, I expose myself to a variety of learning sources. I was the House Captain and the committee member of the English Club and PE Club in school. I was an anchor of Campus TV and the member of debate team for 3 years. By organizing the extra-curricular activities, I have acquired the invaluable skills to communicate and cooperate with others. I also have a substantial training in leadership which boosts my confidence and power of analysis. I have also been trained to deal with problems efficiently, independently and objectively. These experiences sharpen my interpersonal skills and develop my critical thinking.


Once admitted to the university, I will be fully committed to pursue knowledge and the necessary skills. I sincerely hope that I will be given an opportunity to fulfill my goal.



Essay 27

Tertiary education provides me an opportunity to study professional knowledge. I hope I could contribute to society with my individual skills. I believe my logical mind, my cautiousness of analysis, my responsibility and my potential will definitely be developed and progress substantially by tertiary education. And I would like to choose the faculty of Construction and Environment as my first chosen field.


There is no doubt that having competitive edges are critical in such knowledge-based economy like Hong Kong. The studies of Construction and Environment offer the local work training and the courses are accredited by Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors, etc. therefore it is my hope to be an approved engineer, who can work for the government, statutory organizations or construction companies. Moreover, structures nowadays are increasing everywhere in the world so it is a sensible decision to be an engineer.


I am an inquisitive, careful person inborn. Also I have a comprehensive and analytic mind. Because of these strengths, I am interested in cracking the problems and acquiring knowledge. It is important for an engineer to deal with a lot of data, and my strengths can help me handle these. Based on my study on physics, is could help me adapt to the study of engineering. Although I may have poor communication skills, I confirm I can overcome it in my future study in university.


In school, I participated in different extra-curricular activities such as Scout team and English Ambassador. Also I was the vice-chairman of Civic Education Department and the member of Health Education Club. Through these activities, I could develop my team spirit, leadership, also my communication skills. Furthermore, these made me become a responsible person and gain more experience in organizing activities.





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