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Geology Masters Geographic Information

August 4, 2013

Growing up in Canada with a life-long fascination for Canadian geography, I have always been interested in returning to the country. Although my family moved to the US before I entered high school, I have always kept my eyes turned north, especially in recent years as I began to read journal article…

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South East Asian Studies Masters, Chinese

August 4, 2013

Sitting in the corner, ragged and tremulous, an old beggar was reaching for money. Feeling heavy and sympathy, I, at the age of ten, asked my mom:" why could my grandparents enjoy their life in comfortable sofa, while these begging elders had to lie on the street, kotow and beg for their life? Calml…

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South East Asian Studies Masters

August 4, 2013

My educational background is quite diverse. I spent my last three years at the XXXX College Australia, and have successfully finished year 12 there. My choices of subjects reflected the diversity of my interests - English, Mathematics, International Studies, Legal Studies, and Economics. I excelled …

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Real Estate Certificate Program

January 10, 2013

For over a decade, I have maintained a conceptual continuity in my professional career as the founder and developer of my own real estate development company.  I have met my principal challenges so far and been able to take advantage of many valuable opportunities, but I want to give back something …

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MA History, Social Justice

January 10, 2013

Having spent a long and productive professional life to date managing a large variety of projects in the areas of Communications, Management and Marketing, I hope to bring vast experience to your program to share with my colleagues and the academic community. At 69, a non-traditional student, I am a…

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MA Native American Studies NAS

January 3, 2013

Before I was twenty-one, I had be been born, raised, educated and lived on five continents.  Despite the dizzying array of languages, cultures, and creeds, I have seen past their looking glasses, never forgetting what my Nez Perce heritage, a gift of my father’s family that has claimed my very soul.…

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MA, International Relations, Africa, Diplomacy

December 28, 2012

Still only 22, I am a young woman originally from Ghana who has worked very hard to arrive at this point where I am ready to begin graduate school here in the USA. Enormously dedicated to the study of both International Relations and language, I put a lot of extra effort in fulfilling the requiremen…

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PHD Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

March 29, 2012

From the time I was introduced to the rudiments of Computer Science, I have excelled in the study of algorithms, programming languages and data processing. Artificial Intelligence (AI), renewed within me my passion for even more advanced, complex problem solving, and provided me with intense analysi…

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Residency Intensive Care Anesthesiology, Nigeria

March 29, 2012

For over seven years, I have dedicated my life, in terms of a highly decorated academic path and professional experiences, five of which have been purely clinical work, to the study of medicine. Each experience has led logically to the next, building on the previous one while ever -increasing my cli…

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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 Public Administration, Infant Mortality

March 28, 2012

I have reached a point in my professional, volunteer and academic career where I realize that in order to affect the kind of changes that I feel addresses the greatest, most pressing needs in healthcare disparities, particularly with regards to maternal health, I need to enter into an academic relat…

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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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MA Master of Leadership, Police Officer

March 28, 2012

A police officer from Los Angeles, a dedicated public servant, I am as comfortable working in the office as walking the beat. A compassionate and sensitive man, I have always struggled to do what is right, even though police officers sometimes have to directly face supreme difficulties in figuring o…

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PHD Philosophy, Mexican-American

March 28, 2012

My first choice for graduate study towards the Ph.D. degree is at XXXX University for a variety of reasons. I am especially interested in studying 20th century continental philosophy especially, and several professors in your program are experts in this area. I would also love to study philosophy ab…

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MA Master’s TESOL, Middle East, Iran

March 27, 2012

Although I was born an American, my family emigrated to Tehran, Iran when I was eight. Spending my formative years in Iran, becoming educated and competent in several languages, I subsequently returned to the US as an adult. I have been given two sets of experiences, two cultures and two world views…

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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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MA Political Science, History, Sociology

March 23, 2012

In 2003 I completed my HIGCSEs in Pretoria; the city I lived in for 12 years of my life. I had dreamt of studying in Britain since childhood; this motivated me to gain international qualifications through home study, which in turn helped me to develop my own study style and ethic. So in 2004 I left …

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MSc Engineering UK, Math & Chemistry

March 23, 2012

I view Engineering as a challenging and exciting career. I believe engineers to be more vital in today's society than ever before. Their understanding of the requirements of people today and how they work towards making the world a better place for the rest of us is astonishing. I am eager to specia…

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MSc Biology UK, Food Safety

March 14, 2012

Through studying A-level Applied Science my interest in science has deeply increased, recently I was under pressure to choose a course to study at university but I knew I wanted to do something in the scientific field particularly along the lines of biology and chemistry. Whilst researching various …

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PHD Doctorate TESOL, Saudi Arabia

March 1, 2012

I am an English teacher from Saudi Arabia. I would very much like to study towards the Ph.D. in Composition TESOL at XXXX University because of the excellent reputation of the program and the fact that it has been recommended to me and are now working as professors at universities in Saudi Arabia.

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