Part I Writing(30 minutes)
Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write a short essay entitled To Curb Spending? You should write at least 150 words following the outline given below:
To Curb Spending?
The monthly expenditures of college students have been on the rise in the past few years. Some argue that if the students earn the money themselves, how they spend it is none of other people’s business, and after all, standard keeps rising. However, the fact is that most students live on the money their parents give them. The lure of a more comfortable and fashionable lifestyle-one with name brand clothing, mobile phones, MP3, and dining out or going to bars with a girlfriend-makes many to .