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Residency IM/Pediatrics, MedPeds

May 13, 2015

I am a well qualified physician and have significant experience in practicing general medicine in India together with substantial recent exposure to the US medical environment. I now feel ready to undertake a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in a challenging but supportive environment.

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Master’s Computer Science, Data Mining

November 3, 2014

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

October 30, 2014

“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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PHD Biostatistics, Immigrant from Philippines

October 12, 2014

I was raised in an impoverished home in the Philippines where education is highly valued but the funding for it is often lacking. I found a route out of my situation through a talent and passion for Mathematics that was recognized throughout my schooldays. The talent and passion was supplemented by …

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MLIS Non-traditional Latina, Mexicana

August 4, 2013

I am a 49-year-old Mexican-American woman, a health-care professional, and a mother of four children ranging from middle school to post-graduate. I want to switch careers in mid-life and devote the balance to the study of Information and Library Science. My devotion to this cause has much to do with…

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MS, Real Estate Finance

January 10, 2013

For the past eight years, I have maintained a conceptual continuity in my academic and professional careers, an unswerving commitment to providing the finest Accountancy and Real Estate finance service that I can.  I have faced each new challenge with increasing creativity, enthusiasm, with a work e…

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MSc MIS Information Systems Administration UK

January 6, 2013

I very much hope to attend the very best school in the United Kingdom. I am convinced that I can reach my fullest potential at XXXX and fulfill my dream of making a significant contribution to the ongoing technological development of my country, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

I was born and rais…

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Residency Med-Peds, Saudi Arabia

January 6, 2013

A residency assignment in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Med-Peds) is more than just a logical progression for my career. Med-Peds fits very well into my strengths, experiences and education. Indeed, throughout medical school, I thoroughly enjoyed my time learning all that I could about Internal …

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MPH Public Health Nutrition, Dietetics, Woman

January 6, 2013

I see higher-education as a transforming experience that deepens one's sense of appreciation for public service. My profound desire for human fulfillment through service to others caused me to focus early on in the area of nutrition. I have been drawn to study in this area because it strikes me of s…

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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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PHD Psychology Autobiographical Statement

January 1, 2013


As a young girl, growing up I was always my mother’s helper.  Being the eldest sibling in a single-parent household, the message I received was unspoken: you are the eldest, I need you, and your brothers and sisters are your responsibility, too.  While I accepted this role, there were many tim…

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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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Ob Gyn Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology

May 17, 2012

It was my senior year of college. Two of my close friends, my lab partner and his wife, were about to have their first child After months of anticipation and two false alarms the day finally arrived Her membranes ruptured and she was four centimeters dilated. Nervous but excited we were led into lab…

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DDS Advanced Placement, Indian Woman

May 1, 2012

I am a young woman who was born and raised in India and now lives in Boston. I completed my Bachelor's Degree in Dental Surgery at the XXXX Dental College in Chennai, India. As part of my coursework, I had the privilege of serving in an internship position for one year and then was able to work as a…

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Advanced Standing DMD, Periodontist, China

May 1, 2012

Throughout my academics, professional career and research work, I have maintained almost two decades of conceptual continuity, and an unwavering pursuit of providing the finest dental care possible for my patients. No other field could ever bring me the same level of personal or professional satisfa…

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MIS Computer Information Systems

April 5, 2012

I have maintained over a decade of conceptual continuity in my academic and professional careers. Aside from my list of skills, experiences and abilities as a senior user support specialist with a major US university, I have been incredibly fortunate to augment my everyday experiences working alongs…

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MS Business Administration, Missionary

April 5, 2012

For the past six years, I have maintained a conceptual continuity in my professional and educational endeavors, an unwavering path to a graduate degree in Business Administration from XXX. While my life outside of university brought me the most profound challenges, and I was beset with the hardships…

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MA International Studies, US Marines

April 5, 2012

We never forget where we come from, our humble beginnings and the people who light the fire of creativity, spirit and drive in our hearts. Growing up in Alabama, most of the men in my family were incarcerated at differing times. I prided myself in being a loner, yet always looking up with great resp…

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MS Degree, Biology, Forest Ranger

April 5, 2012

For the past six years, I have maintained a conceptual continuity in my academic and professional careers. Indeed, I have committed myself to aiding the community both as a lifeguard and paramedic, and in my education to the sciences, particularly Biology. While I have enjoyed the challenges and int…

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MSW Social Work, Domestic Violence

April 3, 2012

My introduction to Social Work began in an intensely personal experience. Throughout my life, I had problems at home, so I ran away, which resulted in my becoming homeless. For nearly thirty-four years, I struggled with poverty and was fortunate to have a mentor, and social worker in XXX help me get…

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