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PHD Public Policy, Saudi Arabia

November 21, 2013

I grew up in numerous locations, born in Egypt and spending 5 years in Saudi Arabia followed by 7 years in London and then back to SA. I have also spent many years in Washington including the last consecutive two years. This multicultural background has helped me to become a cosmopolitan intellectua…

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Masters Health Services Management, Stem Cell

April 3, 2012

For the past sixteen years, I have maintained a conceptual continuity in my academic and professional careers, an unswerving commitment to healthcare services and their management. Reaching a point in my career where I feel I have exhausted every path of opportunity and challenge at my current acade…

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Medical Residency Anesthesiology, Kazakhstan

March 29, 2012

For ten years, I stepped away from my true calling. What began as an entrepreneurial idea, starting a career as a computer programmer became stale and unfulfilling. While being a computer programmer provided a stable life, I realized that my heart is where it always has been: in the field of medicin…

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PHD Statistics, Canada, Korea

March 28, 2012

Statistics are the life's blood of our golden age of information. The data generated across industries, disciplines, and countries brings with it the mammoth task of organizing that information, making it sensible, and translating it into information useable for specific purposes. From the time I wa…

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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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PharmD Pharmacy, African-American

March 28, 2012

A black man born and raised in America's deep-south, I am keenly aware of the value of advanced education in overcoming the stagnation which engulfs so many of my people. I try and straddle the moral fence of helping others only insofar as this does not limit my own ability to grow, lead, and prospe…

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PharmD, Cameroon, French & English

March 28, 2012

My interest in Pharmacy began around the time my daughter's teeth started to develop. I was concerned when my baby's first teeth were dark. My dentist told me that medication I had taken during pregnancy had caused this condition. I promised myself that I would learn more about medications, and thei…

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Accelerated MSc, OT, Occupational Therapy

March 28, 2012

Occupational Therapy (OT) is a logical progression for me as a person as well as for my career. Whilst performing work as a Home Care Assistant for Service Users in their own homes, providing personal care for the elderly and the disabled, I came to realize that my contribution was more than just fu…

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MS Accountancy, CPA, Travel, Diversity

March 27, 2012

Born in Santa Ana and raised in Riverside, I am a young Laotian woman who is pleased to make her contribution to the beautiful, intricate ethnic diversity of California. Having always loved numbers, order, principles, honesty, and fair play, I have long been attracted to the idea of becoming an acco…

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LLM Master of Laws, Legum Magistra

March 27, 2012

From the time I was in high school I have been fascinated with and pursued international experiences to supplement not only my education but to develop myself as a person. My relationship with the American Field Service (AFS) began while I was in high school, when I had the opportunity to be an exch…

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Masters PA Physician Assistant, ER

March 27, 2012

Your program is my first choice for graduate school because of its excellence and the fact that I would not be so for away from my family in Michigan. I feel strongly that my BS Degree has adequately prepared me academically for the rigors of your program, especially since I have spent much of my fr…

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MA Religious Studies, Historical Jesus

March 27, 2012

A Korean man, from a land where many people are noted for their devotion to Christianity, my faith has been a big part of my life for many years. My central interest is in the area of early Christianity and the search for what we can and cannot know about the historical figure of Jesus Christ. XXX U…

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MA Journalism, Broadcast, Documentary

March 27, 2012

I grew up with a camera in my hand walking around family parties asking the ones I love the silliest of questions. My dream has always been to be a journalist, but not just any journalist; like the military, I want to be all that I can be. Although my academic record is not as strong as that of some…

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MA International Political Economy

March 27, 2012

Growing up behind the Iron Curtain - St. Petersburg - deep within the Soviet Union, my father and I would hold our regular clandestine meetings, hovering over an AM radio, listening to our only link with the outside world and Voice of America. I was a boy, then, and yet, as I look back now, reading …

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PHD Public Health, International Systems

March 27, 2012

Access to basic medical and health care facilities and public health issues are concerns that most Americans never consider, taking for granted that quality services and policies are in place, or around the corner. Accompanying my father, a civil servant in India, several years ago into rural India,…

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MS Electrical & Computer Engineering

March 27, 2012

 I have always been fascinated by the wisdom of Albert Einstein who once said that: Logic will get you from A to B but imagination will take you everywhere. Knowing that no technological advancement can ever come to reality without the hard work and creative imagination of dedicated researchers, I …

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PHD RainforestEconomics, Africa,

March 27, 2012

Two decades ago, I was learning how to grow crops with rudimentary tools in my native Togo, West Africa, and sleeping in a remote rain forest in a tiny tent covered with leaves and branches. But I was determined to succeed to and attain an education. As a result, ten years ago I graduated from the U…

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BS Economics, High School in China

March 27, 2012

From an early age, my mother was my role model, and mentor. She managed a real estate company and introduced me to the rudiments of investment, finance, business, the very mechanisms that drive an economy. She would share her business experiences with me and placed the seeds of ambition, and critica…

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DDS Dental School, Psychology Major

March 26, 2012

Since my father has been a practicing dentist in Rhode Island for the past 28 years, since the year I was born, I have had constant exposure to the practice of dentistry throughout my life. I am especially proud of the fact that he has always provided care for people irrespective of their economic s…

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MS Computer Engineering, Research

March 26, 2012

I never learned time management skills from a book, or in a classroom; I learned them raising my two daughters and going to school full-time. The results speak for themselves: consistent superior academic performance, graduating in the upper echelon of my class, speaks of the seriousness with which …

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