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PHD Information Technology, Vietnamese

February 27, 2012

Your part-time Ph.D. Program for working professionals is the best available option that I have found in terms of accommodating my working status along with attending one of the best programs in Florida.

I am a professional in the field of Information Technology. My love for this profession began…

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MA Hospitality Administration, Chinese

February 27, 2012

Hospitality is in my blood since both of my parents have been working in the hospitality industry for a very long time and I spent most of my childhood in hotels. I became very familiar with the operation and management of our hotel since I'm spent my time learning as well as playing, while my paren…

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MA Hospitality, Hotel Administration, Chinese

February 27, 2012

I am a Chinese male, born and raised in the Northeast of China; I have lived in California since 2006. I hold a B.S. degree in Computer Science and Business Administration awarded by the University of XXXX. I speak English and Mandarin. My goal is to be a leader in an industry that uses communicatio…

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PHD Tropical Agriculture, International, Africa

February 27, 2012

1.) What scientific research experience have you had?

Tested as a graduate student in Nigeria, I have been able to demonstrate my knowledge and background experience so as to move as quickly as possible towards the completion of my graduate studies. Now, I am looking forward to the challenge of d…

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MSW/MA Social Work & Women's Studies

February 27, 2012

I am a young woman from Tokyo, who has lived in Michigan for the last 13 years, after having lived and studied in Japan for four years, with one in Brazil and five in Texas. I am writing this letter on behalf of my application to the MSW/Women's Studies Dual Degree Program at XXXX University. I have…

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MA International Development, Gender, Africa

February 27, 2012

I am a 29-year-old Kenyan-Somali woman now living in Ohio; but I left my heart with my people in Africa and I want desperately to prepare myself for the day when I might be able to go back and help them. As one of the first and youngest girls in my village to attend college, I have known for some ti…

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PHD Mechanical Engineering, Iran

February 27, 2012

As a child, growing up in Iran, I had always been in awe of this massive complex of towering skyscrapers, our famous Milad tower, like Toronto's Space Needle which seemingly defies the laws of physics, and our city's manufacturing hub that supplies most of Iran and exports to the world our engineere…

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MS Mechanical Engineering, Indian

February 27, 2012

I am a young man from India who wants very much to study towards the M.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering at XXXX University. Last year, I completed my undergraduate degree in with a special focus on the area of Production. I especially look forward to doing graduate work in the area of Manufacturi…

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EDM Master of Literacy Education, American

February 27, 2012


Born and raised in New York and New Jersey, I am an American girl with a Greek family. I am fully fluent in my native language, Greek, which we use at home, but most of the time I think in English, as much a New Yorker as anybody else. Perhaps my family's immigrant experience/identity has contribu…

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PHD Doctorate Education, Advocate, Nigeria

February 24, 2012

I came to America from Nigeria with my family when I was 18, leaving behind a country that was in the midst of recovery after an apocalyptic civil war that cost over a million lives and saw our government changing hands time and again through military coups. While many in Nigeria at the time saw emi…

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MS Educational Administration, Black Principal

February 24, 2012

I am a young African American man from Irvine California, a teacher, and I would now very much like to attend your Master's Program in Administration. I come from a long line of educators. My father is a high school principal in the state of Maryland. My grandparents were both high school teachers, …

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MA Education, E-learning, Brunei Darussalam

February 24, 2012

Candidate to study towards a graduate degree at XXXX University. Your program is my first choice for graduate study because of the alignment between the course offerings in its Master of Education program and my intellectual interests and long term professional goals. I have heard so many good thing…

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MA Masters Education, Shia Muslim

February 24, 2012

My intense passion for education and my deep religious faith, Shia Islam, are the driving forces of my life. Thus, I feel that I am an excellent candidate for your program dedicated to preparing students to be teachers in the field of Muslim Societies and Civilizations. I am also very much attracted…

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MBA Global Marketing, Advertising

February 23, 2012

I am a young woman from Mumbai, India and I am writing to you in support of my program is my first choice for graduate study because I prize my identity as a global citizen, first and foremost a member of human society rather than a product of any parochial affiliation. I celebrate globalization and…

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MA Biotechnology, Medicine

February 22, 2012


A 22 year old woman born and raised in New York, I love my home and I see XXXX as the queen of NY'Cs educational institutions. I look forward to a long and productive career as a research professional working in laboratories that are specifically dedicated to the application of biotechnology to me…

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