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PHD Clinical Mental Health Public Policy

April 12, 2017

Inspired to move forward professionally in the area of mental health by my first volunteer position with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, At 21, I began volunteering at New York’s XXXX Hospital. After six months, they offered me a full time position which I accepted. 4 years later, at…

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PsyD Psychology, MFT, Divorce, Woman

January 6, 2013

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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PsyD Autobiographical, Asian-American

December 27, 2012

At 30 years old, I feel that I am now at the optimal point in my life to begin a doctoral program, especially in terms of dedication and professional maturity. As an Asian-American, both Japanese and Taiwanese, completely fluent in Japanese and fully conversant in French, I look forward to contribut…

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MA Psychology, Volunteer Work, Alcoholism

April 5, 2012

I am writing this Statement on behalf of my application to the Psychology Program at XXX University, where I hope to attain a Master's Degree. I also attended XXXX as an undergraduate and I came to deeply admire the faculty and enjoy the campus environment. I appreciate the strength of XXXX's Psycho…

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PHD Psychology Program, Advocacy, Yoga

April 4, 2012

Having reached a point in my career where I feel I have exhausted every possible avenue of challenge at my current academic level, I am eager to embark upon a quality XXX. program of study with XXX. Indeed, I have maintained over a decade of conceptual continuity in my teaching career and dedication…

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MA Clinical Psychology, Adolescent Health

April 4, 2012

For over a decade, I have dedicated my academic and professional career to the care of others, attending to their minds as well as their spirits. Indeed, my work and studies reflect a transsystemic approach to the mental health needs of others, an embracing of psychology, psychiatry, social work, yo…

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MS Mental Health Counseling, Family

April 2, 2012

For years, I served clients in a number of senior professional customer service roles, managing and coordinating other customer service personnel. Bringing this experience to XXX as a Family Support Coordinator, I had no idea that an untapped part of me would suddenly compel me towards what I can on…

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MA Counseling Psychology, Orphans, Iran

March 30, 2012

Earning my Biology degree and Psychology minor from XXX has had significant repercussions in my life that I never foresaw, events that have placed my feet irrevocably on the path of Psychology and particularly Marriage and Family Counseling. Indeed, my academic foundation in Psychology not only aide…

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PsyD Psychology, Saudi Woman, Divorce

March 29, 2012

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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PHD Clinical Psychopathology, Chinese

March 28, 2012

Born and raised in Singapore, I am now extremely pleased to participate fully in the American melting pot of cultural diversity and I seek to contribute to our society based on the unique cross-cultural experiences that I have had and my drive to succeed as a mental health specialist who is broadly …

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PHD Psychology, Korea, Physical Disabilities

March 28, 2012

Coming from an activist family of humanitarians, studying psychology appears to me to be a natural choice since I am drawn to the helping professions and deeply inspired by positive thinking and optimism. Thus, I hold the psychology program at UPenn in special regard since I am a disciple of the pos…

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Post-Graduate Diploma, Psychology

March 28, 2012

Very mature for only 23, I am a Sri Lankan woman who immigrated to Melbourne Australia in 1994. So, I have become mostly Australian since I immigrated while still a child; yet, I am fascinated by my own ethnicity and the immigrant experience of many others around me as well. Furthermore, I am convin…

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PHD Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology

March 27, 2012

For the past ten years, I have maintained a conceptual continuity in my academics, research and clinical experiences in the field of clinical psychology. The interpersonal interaction with families and children of all ages is overwhelmingly and intrinsically rewarding. It is where my heart and passi…

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PsyD. Psychology, Clinical-Community

March 26, 2012

Pursuing research and refinement of my clinical community psychology acumen at XXX University will enable me to bring my career goals and dreams to fruition. No other field has nor ever could bring me the same level of personal or professional satisfaction.

Firstly, and most importantly, XXX off…

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PsyD Clinical Psychology, Indian

March 26, 2012

Following the path to a doctor of psychology and a life serving the psychological needs of others has not been an easy one, the omnipresent question of listening to my parents or to listening to my heart. In a high school introduction to psychology class, my teacher played a movie for us, as a treat…

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PHD Clinical Psychology, Profiler FBI

March 26, 2012

Still conscious of myself as a young Mexican woman, I think of myself as a global citizen and I thrive best on communication. Although Psychology has always been my first love, I was a double major with communication. Still only 22, I have learned the profound value of being a good communicator, pra…

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PsyD Autobiographical Statement, Africa

March 26, 2012

At 30 years old, I feel that I am now at the optimal point in my life to begin a doctoral program, especially in terms of dedication and professional maturity. As an Asian-American, both Japanese and Taiwanese, completely fluent in Japanese and fully conversant in French, I look forward to contribut…

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MA Psychology, Manwatching, Waitress

March 23, 2012

The human mind is extremely complex. We may never fully understand how or why it works in the way it does, but with every study carried out we edge closer to this ultimate goal. In-depth knowledge of the human mind and behaviour can be an invaluable resource in many professions, for example, the pol…

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MA Psychology, Teacher, Sign Language

March 23, 2012

The dynamics of Psychology affect our everyday life and behaviour,this is what me so interested in the subject. From an early age, I often wondered why we act as we do and what effects us as we grow up. I always had a strong interest as to why people were so different even though genetically, everyo…

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MA Child Psychology, Children's MInds

March 23, 2012

Ever since my little sister became a teenager and started going through her rebellious phrase I just haven't been able to help myself from analysing her behaviour. Although she grew out of her moody phase my interest in Psychology didn't change and I find that I regularly am examining the behaviour …

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