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IM Residency, Indian Woman Doctor, Public Health

February 18, 2017


Originally from India, a mother, and a doctor who is now a US citizen, after finishing medical school I began a residency program in Internal Medicine at Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit, MI in July of 2011. This was the high point of my professional life for the first six months, until January of …

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LLM Masters, Scientist, Pharmacy Regulation

February 18, 2017


In a spacious conference hall in Hilton hotel in Seoul, Korea, June 2015,  I had a half day meeting with two officials from CDER (Center for Drug Evaluation and Research) at US FDA, and three other officials each from EMA (European Medicines Agency), Merck USA and Korean MFDS (Ministry of food and…

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CRNA Nurse Anesthesia Masters, Lebanese

February 18, 2017


I grew up in war torn Lebanon until the age of 17, flying alone to Los Angeles in 2006 to build a new life. I grew up accompanying my physician father on his rounds. Pain medicine is scarce and expensive in Lebanon, if it can be found at all. Many if not most wounds continue to be painful for a li…

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MLIS, Women’s Studies Minor, LGBT

February 18, 2017


The University of XXXX is my first choice for graduate study towards the MLIS Degree for a variety of reasons including the fact that I live in XXXX. I also very much admire your creative curriculum and the way in which it is inspired by and interwoven with the strength and creativity of your Univ…

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MS Educational Administration California

February 18, 2017


I am applying to your distinguished MS Program in Educational Administration because I feel strongly that I am the best fit for your mission and purpose in Educational Administration at XXXX University. I live for progressive social change in the California classroom and the implementation and dis…

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MS Computer Science, Software, Food & Drug

December 29, 2016


I am especially proud of the fact that I learned how to design software by myself, going far beyond anything that I learned as an undergraduate student earning my degree in Computer Science. I have always struggled to combine my creativity with independence and this has helped to make my software …

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MPH, Public Health Doctor, Nigeria

December 29, 2016


A doctor from Nigeria who hopes very much to earn her MPH Degree in your distinguished program at XXXX University, I appreciate the fact that your university is especially well regarded high in the areas of medicine and public health and that you have a creative and innovative curriculum well desi…

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Translation MA, International Affairs, Turkish

December 29, 2016


I became fully convinced that Translation Studies at XXXX University was my first choice for graduate school when I learned that your curriculum includes a class in Turkish. English is my second best of 4 languages after my native Turkish; translation is my field. A young woman from Istanbul, my p…

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Masters Translation, Literature, Saudi Applicant

December 29, 2016


I won first place in a competition that involved the translation of a short story from Arabic into English when I was a student at middle school. It was at that point that I made my career choice and since then I have become increasingly fascinated by the contrasts and similarities between the two…

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MA Translation, Interpretation, Intl Studies, Chinese

December 29, 2016


Your especially distinguished MA Program in Translation and Interpretation at the XXXX Institute of International Studies at XXXX (XXXX) is my first choice for graduate school primarily because of of my profound admiration for the breadth and depth of your curriculum, focusing not just on Translat…

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MA Translation, Volunteer Teacher, Chinese

December 29, 2016


I have my heart set on attending your distinguished MA Program in Translation at XXXX University because I see your program as the optimal preparation for a long professional lifetime working as a conference interpreter. Conference interpretation is one of the most difficult and rigorous of transl…

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MHA Health Administration Masters, Veterans

November 24, 2016


I submit the following personal essay in support of my application to your Master’s in Health Administration Program at the University of XXXX. My career in medicine and public health began when I earned my MD at the XXXX Medical School in 2005. My undergraduate studies for the BA in Psychology at…

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Endodontology Certificate Program, Indian Woman

September 29, 2016


The especially distinguished Endodontology Certificate Program at the XXXX School of Dentistry is my first choice for continued professional advancement as a dentist for a variety of reasons, primarily the sheer excellence of your program. Nevertheless, the fact that I live just 10 miles away is c…

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MPAPP Public Policy, Egyptian in Canada

September 29, 2016


Originally from Egypt, I have made Canada my new permanent home. I have now spent 17 years working in the operations of the banking and investment industries. During the last 10 years of my work, my efforts have been directed almost exclusively towards the creation and implementation of new polici…

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DDS International, Brazilian Woman

September 29, 2016


An accomplished and experienced dentist from Brazil, I have now made my home in the United States primarily because my husband, also Brazilian, practices medicine here. After completing dental school in my home country, I spent 2.5 years working in a private practice that afforded me the opportuni…

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MPA, Environmental Affairs, Chinese Applicant

July 2, 2016


The Masters of Public Administration Program through the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at XXXX University is the perfect place for me to continue to work towards my long term career goals of becoming an international consultant in the area of sustainable development and environmental …

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Osteopathic Med School Application, Vietnamese

June 29, 2016


My application to medical school is probably most unique because of the fact that I am already a practicing pharmacist with extensive experience, ever since earning my PharmD with honors. The reason why I seek a career change at this point is because I hunger to care for patients directly, rather …

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Masters Geology, Petroleum Engineering

June 13, 2016


I am writing in support of my application to your distinguished Master’s Degree Program at the University of XXXX because I want to devote my life to the petroleum industry, searching for hydrocarbons so that they can be extracted in the most environmentally responsible ways as possible. Hydrocarb…

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MD, Biology, Cancer, Afghanistan, Russia

May 3, 2016


Born in Afghanistan, my memories of growing up first in Uzbekistan and then in Russia are not generally pleasant ones, given the troubles of the times on top of the economic difficulties. I was lucky that my parents and I were able to make our home in Portland, Oregon in 2008, when I was twelve ye…

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Master’s Information Systems, Saudi Arabian

May 1, 2016


I am a young Saudi Arabian who is very devoted to the study of management information systems and I finished my undergraduate studies in this area last year, April of 2013. I seek a total immersion in the study of technology advances and their rapid applications because they have a most significan…

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