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In the U.S., part of the application process to universities usually includes an essay on "Why I want to go to university."
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Vocabulary list

de
particle
  1. indicates location of action; at; in
  2. indicates time of action
  3. indicates means of action; cause of effect; by
conjunction
  1. and then; so
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
daigaku
noun
  1. post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.
  2. the Great Learning - one of the Four Books
he
particle
  1. indicates direction or goal (e.g. "to")
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
moushikomi
noun
  1. application; entry; request; subscription; offer; proposal; overture; challenge
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
tetsuduki
noun, suru verb
  1. procedure; (legal) process; formalities
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
hitotsu
numeric
  1. one
noun
  1. for one thing (often used in itemized lists)
  2. (after a noun) only
  3. (with a verb in negative form) (not) even
adverbial noun
  1. just (i.e. "just try it")
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
daigaku
noun
  1. post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.
  2. the Great Learning - one of the Four Books
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
iku
godan verb (iku/yuku), intransitive verb
  1. to go
  2. to proceed; to take place
  3. to die; to pass away
auxiliary verb
  1. to continue
noka
particle
  1. endorsing and questioning the preceding statement (sentence ending particle); lamenting reflections on the preceding statement (sentence ending particle)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
ka
particle
  1. indicates question (sentence end)
  2. indicates choice, doubt, etc.
toiu
expression
  1. said; called thus
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience
nikanshite
expression
  1. related to; in relation to
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
kaku
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to write
  2. to draw
toiu
expression
  1. said; called thus
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about

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