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MA International Affairs, Indonesian Woman

As a child, I loved maps. This interest developed into a curiosity about the differences and similarities in the way people in these different places on the map lived, ate, spoke and earned their livelihoods. This awareness of the world and its variety has increased with time and with the substantia…

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Computer Science MS, Networking, Vietnamese

My goal is to become a leading software engineer in the computer networking industry. To attain my goal, I intend to pursue a higher degree in Computer Science with a concentration on networking and hope that this might be in the best program available, which I believe is at XXXX.

My interest in ap…

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MSW Degree Online, US Navy

I have now been in the US Navy for the past 12 years and it is my home; and the context in which I hope to continue to make progress professionally as a social worker. It is my intention to excel in your flagship Masters Program in Social Work at UXX based not only on my experience with the military…

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Masters PA, Spanish Translator, Sports Medicine

Hilda was an indigent patient who spoke only Spanish and so I was called in to translate. The news was bad and it was my duty to deliver the test results and the prognosis to her. Hilda had an inoperative brain malignancy. If the diagnosis had been made earlier, Hilda would almost certainly have sur…

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Masters PA Studies, At-Risk Communities, German

 My family has no medical connection that I can trace nor can I claim an early longing to become a PA, nurse or doctor. In fact I was, until fairly recently, happy to be a dedicated and reasonably well rewarded ‘back room girl’ working as a Research Analyst. However, over the years, I have met peop…

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MA Ed. Communication Disorders, Bilingual

When teaching pre-school children, I became aware that communication problems in children are much more common than I had suspected that there are insufficient trained people to deal with the situation especially in a bi-cultural setting and that the failure to offer effective and early intervention…

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Master of Engineering, Aerospace, Canada, Iraq

My decision to apply to the postgraduate program in the University of XXXX’s Institute for Aerospace Studies is a culmination of my lifelong passion for aeronautics. I first fell in love with aeroplanes when I was five years old. Living in a house that was very close to an airport, I remember standi…

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PHD Engineering Education, Mgmt, Vietnam

I was once asked “Who is your engineering hero?” and answered perfectly honestly that it is my father.  My father ran an auto repair shed in South Vietnam; he repaired and serviced three wheel taxis and automobiles. People relied on my father to enable them to make a living and feed their children a…

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Architecture Masters, Environmental Studies, Green

My parents are from the Middle East and I grew up in California in a very strict household that emphasized the importance of education, especially math and science. Soon, however, I found that my passion lay in the arts and architecture. Art History was my favorite class in high school and I also st…

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Masters Architecture, Iranian Artist

It was intended that I should be a physician and, in my early teens, I was perfectly happy to go along with this parental ambition. However my family members are mainly involved in engineering, design and architecture and, in my mid teens, genetic influences suddenly seemed to supersede my original …

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PHD Degree in Economics, Latin America & China

My language skills—near native in French, advanced intermediate Spanish, and several years of German and Chinese—are only matched by my dedication to the studies of economic development, especially in Latin America and China. I look forward to dedicating my life to the study of sustainable economic …

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M.Ed. Special Ed., Moderate Disabilities, K-8

Two factors, in particular, account for my profound passion for professional growth in the area of special education and my decision to apply to your program. Foremost among these significant factors was the fact that I too was once in special education classes to overcome my disability to perform i…

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Master’s Computer Science, Data Mining, Saudi

From my earliest years I loved puzzles and games involving the application of logic. It was a delight, at school, to discover that my skills had an application in computing. From my first lesson in the subject, I was ‘hooked’, it was work but it was also fun, an elusive combination to many in the wo…

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PHD Computer Science, Networks, Saudi

“Why do you want to do this?” People have said to me, in the tone one might use to a person threatening to jump from a cliff!  So I very carefully considered my motives before making this application. My reasons are: I love challenges and solving problems; I want to achieve something significant; I …

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Master’s Degree Linguistics, Applicant from Ghana

In my home country it is not at all unusual for a pupil, who is excelling in their work, to be asked to assist in the teaching their fellow pupils. As a pupil who did excel and who was, indeed, usually top of the class throughout my school career, I had considerable experience of teaching and also a…

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PA Master’s Degree Applicant, Chiropractor USA

I am very keen on outdoor pursuits especially hunting and fishing and, consequently, spend much of my spare time in rural Nevada pursuing these interests. I have come to love the wilder parts of Nevada and the local people who have an interesting view of life and a neighborliness that is heart-warmi…

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PA, Student Pilot, Iran, Dean’s List, Spanish

Since I became a student pilot, flying has helped to better prepare me for medical emergencies as well as refining my ability to always stay cool and achieve efficiency through optimal communication. My first solo flight required immense preparation, which my father, a pilot of twenty-two years, was…

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PA Masters Polish Speaker, Healthy Living

“Does anyone speak Polish?” The director of rehabilitation was concerned about a recently admitted Parkinson’s disease patient who was failing to take her medication and who was anxious and confused following her recent diagnosis and admission to the acute rehabilitation facility where I was a volun…

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Master’s Degree in Accountancy, Chinese

My grandfather is a professor of accounting and I lived in his home for 10 years. He loved to talk about his subject and, on this account, I already knew quite a lot about accountancy by the age of 16. I was aware that this was no ‘dry subject’ but a fascinating one that required great skill and app…

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Masters Computer Science, Indian

The evolution of a programming language and the complexity of its creation never ceases to enthrall me., even after 5 years of professional programming, this notion still enthralls me. The comprehensive undergraduate curriculum at my University gave me a solid foundation in the basics of programming…

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