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美国顶尖寄宿中学之 Milton Academy

http://liuxue.eol.cn  来源:行田留学  作者:  2016-11-28    

  学校简介

  Milton Academy 建立于1798年,学校的特色之一是寄宿制和走读制并存,这样扩大了招生来源,增加了学生数量,也增加了学校的生机和活力;学校的特色之二是鼓励多元化思维,学校尽力创造一个学术自由的环境,避免统一化模式,鼓励创造性、公开性的思想交流。

  所有的米尔顿人都称赞学校的多元化氛围,米尔顿学生和教师各具特色,他们带动和影响着周围的人,从而更加丰富着他们多彩的人生。学校培养学生热爱学习,尊重他人。米尔顿追求多样化,追求卓越,为学生营造发展技能、自信和人格的社区。学校在校内、校外都为学生提供充满活力的学习环境,培养创新精神和批判性思维能力,勇于表达自己的思想,为追求人生的成功做好准备。校训是“勇于追求真理”。

  州别/城市:马萨诸塞州/ 米尔顿

  寄宿年级:9-12

  中学总人数:695人

  师 生 比:1:5

  学校类型:男女合校

  创建时间:1798年

  AP Course :19门

  校园环境

  学校占地125亩,环境优美,设施齐全。学校有最主要的3幢大楼,分别是科学中心,其包括了科学实验室,数码图像实验室;而艺术中心,其包括了表演室,舞蹈工作室,化妆间等;还有运动集会中心,其包括了曲棍球场地,健身中心,篮球场地等等。图书馆的藏书量达45000册,包括各种声像,电子资料。

  8幢寄宿楼提供了良好的住宿空间。其中三分之一为单人间,三分之二为双人间。校舍环境好,附属设施齐全,有专人管理。校舍中电话,网络等设备齐全。 学校运动设施齐全,有建身中心,篮球场,体操房,十七块网球场地,两块室内攀岩场地,冰上曲棍球场地等等。

  课程设置

  艺术活动:管弦乐队,合唱团,音乐、舞蹈、视觉艺术、摄影等。

  体育活动:越野赛、垒球、曲棍球、英式足球、篮球、越野跑、足球、冰球、排球、摔跤、高尔夫等。

  高级课程:即兴爵士,现代舞,芭蕾,编舞,戏剧:表演风格、音乐剧、即兴表演,口译,服装设计,绘画,摄影,版画,雕塑,油画,动图,陶艺,艺术研讨会,拉丁语:罗马挽歌和抒情诗,罗马史,罗马哲学作品选读,希腊语,创意写作,历史话题,微积分与数理统计,计算机编程,西班牙语话题,汉语话题, 生物,化学,环境科学,物理,法语研究等。

  特色课程:叙事新闻,建筑与2 D 工程,建筑与3 D 工程,拉丁语:黄金时代文学,人与自然世界,阅读意识,文学与现实的本质,现代 比较文学,民权历史,微观经济学:市场的力量,宏观经济:联邦政府和国家经济,全球经济,行为经济学:决策的负担, 中东地区的宗教,亚洲宗教,数字世界中的正义,移民和当今社会的移民,神经心理学,群论和抽象代数,编程应用,爵士组合,天文观测,现代科学,分子遗传学,核物理,宇宙论与现代物理学等。

  往年文书题目参考

  Short Answers

  1.?Tell us about a recent school project or assignment that you really enjoyed.

  2. If you were to create a personal library, which three books would you be sure to include (in any genre)? Why?

  3. Milton Academy is a vibrant and diverse place. Being a part of the Milton community is an experience that extends well beyond the classroom. How do you see yourself contributing to this community?

  Student Questionnaire

  Complete the following sentences: (150 characters)

  My family says I

  Something surprising about me is

  My teachers often tell me

  I am at my best when

  What is really funny is

  My greatest strength is

  My greatest weakness is

  Success

  Failure

  What annoys me

  I would change

  My favorite place is

  I am fascinated by

  Rainy days

  I feel strongly

  Essay 1:?Describe the environment in which you were raised—your family, neighborhood, or community—and how it influenced the person you are today.?

  Essay 2: Choose one of the following topics.

  A.Conversations can sometimes affect people long after the talking is over. Can you tell us about a conversation that changed your perspective, or that held particular meaning for you?

  B.Please select one of the following quotations and write about how it is relevant or meaningful to you.

  1.“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  2. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view ... until you climb inside his skin and walk around in it.” – Atticus Finch from?To Kill A Mockingbird?by Harper Lee

  3. “Whatever you think, be sure it is what you think; whatever you want, be sure that is what you want; whatever you feel, be sure that is what you feel.” – T.S. Eliot, Milton Academy Class of 1906

  Parent Statement

  1. What do you think is most important for us to know about your child?

  2. Why do you see Milton as a fit for your child?

  3. Where do you see areas of potential growth for your child?

  4. When your child arrives at Milton, we want to be able to best support him or her academically, socially and emotionally. Is there anything we should be aware of to help us better serve your child?

  5. Has your child been disciplined for misconduct at school in the last three years? If yes, please explain.

  For Boarding Candidates

  What will your child contribute to the boarding community at Milton? How might he or she respond to the transition to boarding life

  For Day Candidates?

  We expect that day students will play a significant role in the seven-day-a-week Milton community, including participation in nightly and weekend activities. How do you foresee your child contributing to and succeeding in this type of community?

  乌老师点

  Milton的校训是Dare To Be True. 这是学校的理念也是学校的文化。学生可以勇敢的表达自己的想法。Milton教育学生成为优秀的人,提升自己的竞争力,自信,有人生理想并不断的提高自己。学校的学术强度非常大,对学生的学习能力要求很高。学生们努力的追求一种学术和个人兴趣爱好的平衡。Milton很多高级课程的难度已经超过AP。学校的老师都是真正的学者,愿意在课上课下给予学生指导。参考申请分数:托福110+;SSAT 95%+。

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