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Blog posts : "personal statement of purpose for graduate school"

PHD, Doctorate, International Health, Kenya

Clean food, drinking water that is safe, and quality medical facilities are features in Americans lives that many can, and thankfully so, take for granted.  Having been born and raised in Kenya, I saw and experienced firsthand the devastating effects of infectious diseases, multitudes of children or…

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MBA, Masters, Finance, World Bank, Thailand

Growing up in two highly diverse countries on two different continents, literally worlds apart, I have been given a worldview that is truly unique.  Indeed, spending the first half of my life in Thailand, combined with my world travels, has given me tremendous insights into the incredible importance…

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MA-HRM, Human Resource Management, Africa


The most formative privilege that I have had in life has been working as a volunteer with the American Red Cross as a member of a Disaster Action Team. This has helped me to gain a much better understanding of how organizations work, especially under pressure, and this experience has inspired me t…

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MA, Educational Leadership, Native American


For the past five years, I have dedicated myself to the education of teens as a credentialed and highly involved high school classroom teacher.  This devotion, coupled with my refined approach to work even outside of the classroom has made me a successful teacher.  While I have filled my time with…

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MS Health Informatics, Hispanic Single Mother


For the past twenty-five years, I have maintained a conceptual continuity in my academics and professional career, dedicated to providing quality medical experiences for patients, superior working environments as a medical office manager, interdisciplinary medical-legal office manager, and twelve …

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MSc, Masters, Finance and Economics, Uzbekistan


Our lives so frequently appear linear on paper, despite our choices and the paths we take.  Growing up in one of Uzbekistan’s most ancient cities is an unlikely place for a burgeoning finance and economics scholar.  As I guided countless tourists through my town of Bukhara, unaware of where life w…

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PHD Engineering, Manufacturing, Mechanical


Having completed my undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical and manufacturing engineering, respectively, I am eager to being my Ph.D. research.  To date, my research, both professionally and academically is solid evidence of my patience, and ability to solve real-time problems in manufact…

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MS, Masters, Computer Science, Japan

From the time I was introduced to the rudiments of Computer Science, I have excelled in the study of algorithms, programming languages and data processing.  Increasing my depth of knowledge in Computer Science through active research and perhaps teaching assistantships and or tutoring, I will become…

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MSc, Masters Finance and Economics, Thailand

For more than half a decade, I have maintained a conceptual continuity in my academic and professional careers, a consistent path to advanced knowledge and understanding of Finance and Economics, both in theory and practical, real-world experiences.  I have reached a point where I am anxious to …

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MBA, Masters Business Administration, Iran

Coming from Iran, I have a worldview that is quite different from my academic peers.  I do not mention this simply to increase the diversity of the student body.  Completing my undergraduate education in London, as well as living and working there, I developed an ability to interact effectively with…

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MSW, Masters in Social Work, Israeli, Judaism

New Jersey has been my home now for two decades, and XXXX University has been a family tradition, seeing my two daughters joining the ranks of alumni.  And now, I am applying to the School of Social Work (SSW).  It is with great pride that I envision standing with my children, as Rutgers alumni, ach…

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MBA, Masters, Bilingual, Latin America

Upon graduating with an MBA, and a solid foundation of theoretical understanding in international business, I aim to work for a large-scale transnational technology company, utilizing my unique background, bilingual abilities and decade of experience in the field, to enhance or establish an inte…

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MPH, Masters Health Management and Policy

The seeds for my academic and career paths were planted at a very tender age. Indeed, summer vacations found me wearing my school uniform, so reminiscent of a nurse’s uniform, and going to work with my mother, a district nurse.  In reality, my mother’s example as a compassionate care provider instil…

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MBA, Masters, Indian, Mumbai

As a child growing up in Mumbai, India, I was literally immersed in an atmosphere of multinational business.  Mumbai itself is the financial capital of India, and home to many multinational companies.  Growing up in this metropolitan environment has given me a vision of the world and its possibi…

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MS Masters Architecture, Chile

As a child growing up in Viña del Mar, Chile, I was immersed in a dream city, with many facets.  In one glance, you can take in a sparkling metropolis, full of music and tourists, and in another glance Castillo Wulff, and the Palacio Vergara, reflections of Europe’s greatest dynasties.  It was the c…

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PsyD Women’s Psychology, Saudi Arabia

My country, Saudi Arabia or Saudia as we call it, bans women from participating on its Olympic team, as well as public schools and universities. And it is illegal for us to even drive a car, and this is perhaps Saudi Arabian women’s greatest claim to fame worldwide. In this climate of acute repressi…

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Executive Master of Leadership, Police Officer

A police officer from Los Angeles, a dedicated public servant, I am as comfortable working in the office as walking the beat. A compassionate and sensitive man, I have always struggled to do what is right, even though police officers sometimes have to directly face supreme difficulties in figuring o…

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MPH Public Health Epidemiology

Suffering, poverty, malnutrition and an ineffective health care system are things that most Americans will never experience.  Before I was eighteen, I had seen all four.  I was born in Nicaragua and lived through all of these things, and came to America to become a force for change in my homeland.  …

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MAT Masters in Teaching, Afghanistan

The path that has led me to become a pursuant to a graduate-level teaching program is a unique story of strength, courage, and resilience in the face of incredible adversity. August 8th, 1978 saw the Soviet invasion of my homeland of Afghanistan.  As the 40th Soviet Army deployed itself, we prayed …

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Masters, International Studies Program

Before I was fourteen years old, I had moved seven times and across three continents.  I have lived in England, Brazil, Chile, the US, China, and worked in China, Chile, as well as the US.  My travels have taken me to over 25 foreign countries, including most of Central and South America, Malaysia, …

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