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Finance Personal Statement - Finance is a field that had always fascinated me right from my undergraduate college days. What make me interested in this particular field of study are the art of finance and the complexity of investment market which would allow me to employ my personal skills, such as analytical and communication skills, along with my personal characteristics such as dedication and compassion for what I do. As one of the most important sector in the world, I believe it would provide me with a broad range of career options....   [tags: Personal Statement Examples] 548 words
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Personal Statement - Personal Statement Please discuss the following items in the order given. Briefly respond to all areas listed. 1. How was your interest in Pharmacy as a career developed. Since my early schooling days, science and mathematics have always fascinated me given that all components of the world are explained on the basis of these disciplines. In this regard, Pharmacy which is based on Chemistry and Mathematics has interested me a great deal as it has direct impacts on our daily lives. The more I have become familiar with the chemistry and mathematics knowledge involved in pharmacy, the more I have appreciated its significance in improving the lives of people in the community....   [tags: Admissions Statement] 1564 words
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Personal Statement - Personal Statement: My transition from high school to college was not flawless; the first two semesters were academically frustrating. In high school, I was successful with minimal foresight. I quickly found that this was not the case in college. While my first semester grades were not terrible, I knew it was not my personal best. Despite increased efforts, I completed the second semester with a GPA lower than my first. Although my course load was heavy, the classes challenging, and my schedule full of outside rehearsals, I wanted to improve....   [tags: Personal Experience] 732 words
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Personal Statement - Law is a magnificent puppeteer which aims to control civilisations. The great philosopher Aristotle stated: 'Law should govern'. In view of that, the regulation of a society should be based on these set of rules established by an authority, which are designed to create economic, social and political stability. It is what maintains our societies and prevents an eruption of chaos and destruction. Law has an impact on everything we do, from creating a personal statement where copyright infringement laws take prevalence, deterring individuals from engaging in plagiarism, to criminal law which protects society from harmful individuals....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 854 words
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Personal Statement on a School of Choice - A personal statement to a school of choice has shown to be hard to write. You want to be able to give the school a glimpse of who you are, how you came to be this person who is applying to their program, and who you want to eventually be. You want to be able to show the passion and drive you have for learning, for mastering your aspired career. You want to show the school why they shouldn’t just accept you, they should want you. The task is intimidating, to say the least. But I am most willing to give it my best shot....   [tags: Adler School of Professional Psychology] 832 words
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Personal Statement: A Career in Business - Probably, most people start their personal statement with “ever since I was little…”, but that’s not the case for me. My story is a little different; I always wanted to be an architect or an engineer, studying anything business-related simply never even crossed my mind, until recently, when a great-uncle of mine recommended I read The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. After reading it, I was fascinated. I dove deeper into business and finance, and found it amazing. The relationship between nature, mathematics and business astonishes me....   [tags: small business, finance] 515 words
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Personal Statement: Picture and Drawings - Personal Statement It is estimated that within the two hundred independent countries of the world there are photographs always be taken but not in a professional high quality standard. Creating a huge expanse of language barriers, hand signals and lost translations. However, within this mass of worldwide confusion, pictures and photography can still be understood universally. Personally I think this underlines the concept that a picture can (with no specified language) speak a thousand words to a thousand different people....   [tags: photography, experience, networking] 568 words
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Personal Statement for Business Studies - ... I believe that my key strengths are that I have the ability to critical judgments, people management. I also have the ability to making decisions and evaluating business circumstances. I have previously studied BTEC Business Studies at college, and I have noticed that the more that I have studied this course I have gained more knowledge in business and helped my interest to grow. As my studies have gone by I’ve learned that’s its more than just management, it’s also about making sure that the costumers experience is outstanding, while motivating a group of employees to effectively deliver exceptional customer service to the customers, keeping a loyal customer base, guiding customers on t...   [tags: education, management, communication] 607 words
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Personal Statement - I have been working as a parent liaison for the past 12 years a parent liaison is someone who works in the school system assisting parents with education in the parental field trying to help with computer skills phone skills and simple thing professional phone skills. I do daily attendance as I work with the school truancy department to make sure that the parents understand the important of education. I also coach college cheerleaders and teach dance. Just to live comfortable and it is very hard....   [tags: Personal Experience] 2255 words
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Personal Statement - Growing up as the son of a rural Iowa veterinarian, I got my first experience in a medical field while riding along with my dad on calls, and from an early age my interest was piqued. It was the first of multiple experiences that pointed me toward a career in physical therapy. In my elementary and junior high years, a couple of elderly neighbor ladies often called on me to help them with chores around their homes and yards. This is where I first discovered my love of working to help others. It was rewarding beyond any payment to know that I was helping them live independently a little longer, even if I was only playing a small part by doing their odd jobs....   [tags: Personal Experience] 754 words
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Personal Statement for Master's Degree in Social Work - As a student who began her college career without specific objectives, I never thought I would be writing a personal statement for an application to receive a Master’s Degree in the social work profession. However, I feel now that there is no other future for me than that of offering my education and personal commitment to vulnerable individuals in order to stabilize their lives. After careful consideration of all areas of social work, I have found that my main area of interest is in providing resources and encouragement for individuals with disabilities to gain the freedom to live independent lifestyles without discrimination....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 770 words
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My Statement of Purpose - Statement of Purpose for Tony Harper “Never stop pursuing knowledge and education. These are things that no one can take from you regardless of what life throws at you.” This insightful piece of wisdom was offered to me by my grandfather, a professor at Northern Arizona University. He continually stressed to me that the attainment of knowledge and education are always worthwhile undertakings. For this reason I find myself unfulfilled unless some part of my days are spent actively seeking to further my current understanding of a given subject or endeavoring to learn a new one....   [tags: Personal Statement] 1481 words
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Personal Statement - I learned from the high school class I taught that two people can be looking at the same thing but each see something very different. The teacher (me) was white, privileged, and coddled throughout my suburban childhood and adolescence. Most students in my class were black or brown, poor, and grew up mostly on their own, living on the unforgiving urban street. They opened my eyes (often against my will and certainly against my “druthers”) to their alternative society. I learned that this hidden society exists unseen and mostly ignored within the larger normal American society of laws, schools, careers, and families; it comes to the attention of general society’s gatekeepers only at points of...   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 903 words
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Philosophy/Personal Statement - Philosophy/Personal Statement I was a bad student in high school. I didn’t study, I got bad grades, I had an attitude, and I disrespected my teachers. I’d like to believe that this was because I was brilliant and existentially bored with the pedestrian intellect of my peers. I’d like to believe that it was because my school was so retrograde and repressive that I was placed into a hopeless situation. But that wasn’t it. I wasn’t especially brilliant; my peers were actually pretty smart; and my school was, all things considered, a reasonably decent place....   [tags: Personal Experience] 1231 words
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Personal Statement: A Career in Finance and Economics - PERSONAL STATEMENT I always remember the moment that I was excited. The moment was that I awarded the 1st place and got the gold medal in the mathematics competition when I was a little girl in the 3rd grade. Since that time, I hadbegun to be attracted to the mathematics. I could not imagine my future without mathematics. It directed me to become a financial officer. My interest in financial management developed as a student at the Institute of Finance and Economics, where accounting was my major....   [tags: mongolia, consultancy, stock market] 1080 words
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Personal Statement: Pusuing a Career in Dentistry - Personal Statement It is 8:40 p.m. of Tuesday night and I'm leaving the King Fahd General hospital driving home with John Mayer melodies bringing peaceful and relaxing vibes into the car compartments. After 12 hours of surgery, assisting in a large operation for a young guy with "Treacher Collins syndrome". It was aw-inspiring how the team of OMS approached the patient, constructing his orbits, grafting and correcting his dentofacial deformity. Although I was exhausted, but I enjoyed every second of the operation and felt really proud and I knew that this is what I want to do for the rest of my life....   [tags: surgery, dental school] 572 words
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Personal Leadership Statement - Leaders will no matter what have an influence on our world. They have missions, dreams and ambition, and with these things they are bound to go far. For leaders, what makes these dreams come true is having strong qualities such as leadership practices, values and strengths. If developed and learned how to use correctly, these are what take leaders to the next level and accomplish great things. In the following paper I will talk about leadership in our ever-changing world, explore my leadership practices, values and strengths as well as elaborate on the goals I have made to challenge myself as a leader....   [tags: Statement of Leadership]
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Personal Statement - New technology has always been truly enthralling to me; I grew up with an MSDOS PC and the interaction with computers from such a young age helped form a bond while still fills me with excitement like a small child whether I'm typing in the very last line of code for a program, updating to the latest builds of my favourite beta software or finally working out how to patch a glitchy "feature" in Microsoft's latest OS. We live in the centre of a technological revolution with the real-time Web, new operating systems and ever cheaper portable computers and mobiles; it’s these developments that fuel me with a passion knowing that I want to be working on the next generation of software and technol...   [tags: Personal Experience] 779 words
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Personal Statement - My best (and favorite) subject in school is Math. Ever since I was very little I have loved math, and worked very hard at it. When I do not fully understand topics I do extra problems to make sure that they become clear to me. I spend a lot of time working on math to make sure I understand the topics throughly. I have been in math clubs since 4th grade, and in 7th grade I represented my school at the MathCounts® competition where I won a two silver pins. I won the Virginia State Math Award in 7th grade, and this year I got an 800 in math on my SSAT....   [tags: Personal Experience] 759 words
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Personal Statement - For some students a report card is an accurate reflection of their abilities, aspirations, and future work habits. Many friends of mine have flawless, or near flawless, report cards. Straight A's and weighted GPA's well over 4.0 grace their every progress report, and I am certain they will continue this streak of academic excellence well into the future. For others, C's, D's and fail's are a normal occurrence, and much like the straight A students, I have no doubt that they will continue down this path....   [tags: Personal Experience] 783 words
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Personal Statement - After graduating from high school just outside of Sedona, Arizona in 1989, I wanted to get out of the small town and go see the world. The Navy recruiter must have seen me coming from a mile away. I did well on my entrance exams and was selected to attend Naval Nuclear Power School. After several years of task-based math and physics education followed by operational training at a prototype plant, I reported to a submarine in San Diego to put all of my training to use. As it turns out, real life application of my newfound knowledge was more difficult than I imagined....   [tags: Personal Experience] 911 words
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Personal Statement - It was a cold autumn night in North Carolina when I realized that my youth was being taken away from me. I wanted to run away and go back to the life that I had known; where I had the opportunity to go to school was happy and understood the language. Instead I was in a foreign land with my family and we could not return for there was no future in my homeland. According to my father, we had to keep migrating because it was the best thing for our family. It was then when I realized that this is not what I wanted for my family and I asked my father that we needed to go somewhere where I can go to school because it was affecting everybody including my little brother....   [tags: Personal Experience] 819 words
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Personal Statement - General As a well organised individual, I am able to plan effective and innovative lessons and mark and assess pupils work on a regular basis so that targets can be set enabling pupils to expand their learning further. By doing this I can give regular feedback to the pupils throughout their projects which encourages pupils to work to their best ability and can help towards building positive relationships with the pupils. Having a wide interest in technology I have been open to learning all subject areas within Design Technology during my two placement schools....   [tags: Personal Experience] 806 words
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Personal Statement - First of all I should say that it is my great honor to be officially admitted into Hangzhou Foreign Language School. It's without exaggeration to say that I am counting the day to participate into this community. To get a better and deeper understanding of me, I will firstly give a brief introduction of myself, mainly focusing on my strong and weak points as well as my achievement. I always put forward confidence as one of my most prominent characteristics. I have faith in myself no matter what kind of frustrations I confront....   [tags: Personal Experience] 836 words
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Personal Statement - Every now and then when I recall my childhood memories, it is always been my parents took me to the hospital in the middle of the night or tried to find the right doctor for my allergies. Others could just take some medication and rest for few days for common cold, but my story is totally different. A common cold could cause me allergies, asthma and fever when I was young. It is the reason why I spent most of my time seeing the doctor and stayed at hospital. At the age of 10, my parents decided to have me switched to oriental medicine and acupuncture....   [tags: Personal Experience] 1037 words
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Personal Statement - The past may pave the future, but dreams create the direction that it leads. As a toddler, I experienced painful ear infections, which resulted in deafness before the age of two. I regained my hearing after surgery, but I did not know how to talk. I was in speech therapy for years. Besides ostracism from my peers due to my speaking difficulties; the teachers put me on a pedestal and held my work as the standard for everyone else. I was constantly separated from my classmates. The adversity shown me in life has caused me to become stronger and allowed me to recognize my desire to work in the medical field as a pharmacist....   [tags: Personal Experience] 519 words
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Personal Statement - Background and Inspiration From an early age, I have a strong aspiration to understand how a human mind works. I was fascinated by how complicated the underlying theories and motivations are in human reasoning and decision-making. I first realized I wanted to study psychology after I took a social psychology course during the last year of my degree in economics. While economics gave me a strong mathematical and statistical foundation, I felt that this subject is insufficient to help me fully understand a human mind....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 1666 words
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Personal Statement - I started my career in an unorthodox way: delivering science and technology news directly to live audiences from a stage. I was an early member of the experimental Current Science & Technology Center at Boston's Museum of Science, an effort to bring cutting edge science to adult members of the public through extended interactions with science journalists in an informal education setting. I was fortunate enough to work alongside a graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism, a former producer for NOVA, the current executive director of the National Association of Science Writers, and other highly skilled science communicators....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 766 words
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Personal Statement - “Rationality is man's basic virtue, and his three fundamental values are: reason, purpose, self-esteem.” – Ayn Rand The above quote is my conviction. I am a senior undergraduate in the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and I wish to apply to ABC university for an MS+PhD program in the field of Materials Science and Engineering for the reason that I have seen the department website and find that the research going in the field of nanomaterials in the department is what I am eager to work on right now....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 1063 words
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Personal Statement: Not Such a Massive Fuzz of Nothingness - ... Maths is my favourite academic subject and I would like to expand my ability to adapt mathematical knowledge, expanding further from what I already know at GCSE. Though, the main reason is, admittedly, I do get that undeniable thrill and satisfaction after solving a difficult equation or answering a high mark question correctly. I have such an intense passion in enjoying Maths, and I don’t want that feeling to come to an end. Psychology, on the other hand, is a subject that has widely drawn in my curiosity....   [tags: personal reflectins on my school life] 536 words
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Personal Statement : An Application Essay - ... 3. Describe an occasion when you built and developed a team. Until the fall of 2013, the Navy life had prevented me from volunteering with the community. A window of opportunity opened for me to give my time to the local youth football team. It is difficult enough to helping a pre-teen focused enough to get their school work finished let alone develop a team of 25 into a laser focused tornado of destruction. I had never coached before but I knew that this might be my only chance to try and give back through volunteer work....   [tags: goals, career, challenges] 826 words
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Personal Statement for a Scholarship Application - A person’s character is developed from their personal accomplishments, achievements, experiences and life circumstances. For me, many events have helped form me into the man I am today. Ever since I was young, my mother installed a sense of competition into me. I always had to be the best at everything I did; whether it was sports, school, or even a family board game at home, I had to win. I began playing every possible sport available since I was three years old and this only made my competitiveness thrive even more....   [tags: character, education, bachelors] 592 words
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Personal Statement: Business Administration Field - ... Through these classes, for the first time, I had the opportunity to delve into details of the structuring and pricing of various complex financial products available in the market. Because of the subject combining financial theory with the schemes of engineering and implementing those using mathematical tools and programming methods, I could associate with the area. I can easily correlate my passion in finance and my cognitive ability to my command in mathematics. After graduating from school, I took a position of financial managerin a large trading corporation....   [tags: personal experience, skills] 686 words
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Personal Statement of Management Studies - ... More recently, after graduating with the top score of 100/100 in my Esame di Stato, I have embarked upon a three-month internship with IG Group, a London-based global leader in trading financial derivatives. Thus far, I have been immersed in the HR Department where I have gained a valuable insight into how a company is run and managed. Such experience has also provided me with first-hand exposure to the exciting and dynamic environment of finance and, most importantly, convinced me about my final choice of studies....   [tags: work, experience, academic, buisness] 587 words
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Personal Statement to Study Law - ... Attending a culturally diverse school, racial differences had never been a problem until sophomore year. It was then I, an African-American, was confronted with the glaring realization that racism against persisted. My majority African-American cheerleading squad attended a football game where barraged by the home team’s spectators screaming racial slurs as we entered. At the end of the game, a racially motivated brawl ensued. I was livid, astonished and confused. That night I learned that although discrimination laws have changed, there remain pockets of society that have not changed with it....   [tags: racism, school, change, service, college] 657 words
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Personal Statement of a Literature Reader - I have always been passionate about English Language and Literature and am equally fascinated by the scientific linguistic study and the variety of literary genres involved and how the two collate. As a voracious reader myself, I enjoy exploring the ways the features of language are used in Literature to challenge, inspire and educate. From my GCSE years I have known that I wish to pursue a joint course of this nature to degree level. I am keen to analyse my favourite literature with further knowledge of the linguistic techniques used and gain additional insight into what makes the best texts so timeless and effective....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 617 words
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Advice on the Personal Statement - Advice on the Personal Statement In the application process, the personal statement marks an opportunity to lend a face to the facts, through what can be a very flat colorless medium: paper and ink. Do not, however, think of the personal statement as a mini-autobiography, where the emphasis is on listing the facts in chronological order. Instead, treat the noun on equal par with the adjective; just as important as the personal content of your essay is its ability to make a statement, to perform as an argument....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 480 words
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Personal Statement on Eletrical Engineering - A few years ago, in a warm winter afternoon, a literature teacher was teaching William Blake’s poem in the classroom. “To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower.” Reading the poem, a boy sitting beside the window was lost in his thoughts. “A world in a grain of sand. It means there are mountains, rivers and even cities in a grain of sand. Could we build such a world?” The imagination ended up with the teacher’s questions. "What can you see from the poem?" "I can see a tiny world made of sands." The laughter filled in the classroom as the sunshine and the tiny world dream deeply rooted in the boy's mind....   [tags: college, pottery, dream, knowledge] 660 words
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Personal Statement for Electrical Engineering - Diagnostics Essay Electrical engineering is the major that I am pursuing during my college career. I decided to pursue this major because it is a career, which requires knowledge in other subjects, it is a career, which changes often, and everyday it provides a person with new problems to solve. My decision to become an electrical engineer was not a decision I took too long ago. It is something that I decided to pursue when I entered a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) high school....   [tags: education, major, technology] 640 words
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Personal Statement for Academic Career - It was quite a strange decision in my friends view to take commerce and economics in my O & A levels respectively, as my major subjects were mathematics and physics. Yes a strange decision for many, but not for me. From the days of my secondary education my goals were crystal clear;I wanted to merge technology with management.I believe that having a technical knowledge is very important in taking a leadership role successfully, so I kept my science subjects all the way. So I took admission in Electrical Engineering at National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences....   [tags: science, engineering, computer] 671 words
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Personal Statement of Finding Success - Before I was five, I thought I was Chinese. However, I wondered why I couldn’t understand the Chinese patrons of Chinatown restaurants. Upon learning my true ethnicity, I pulled out a mammoth atlas we had under the bed. My father pointed to an “S”-shaped country bordering the ocean, below China. Over the years, I learned my parents were refugees from Vietnam. “Boat people,” my mother, still young and struggling to grasp the English language back then, would hear kids whispering when she walked through the halls of her high school....   [tags: vietnam, refugee, civil engineer] 672 words
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Example of a Personal Statement - Personal Statement      During my years of living, I have experienced many things. Many of which have made me who I am today. Many of the things I have done have caused me to want more in life, to expand not only my knowledge, but also my horizons. In reflecting back on what I have done in life, it shows me that I am well on my way of doing that. I feel as though I am a very determined, hard-working, versatile person who is ready for college and the world. Various factors have caused me feel this way....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 634 words
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Personal Statement of Teaching Philosophy - Personal Statement of Teaching Philosophy I. Teaching Philosophy and Goals I have one goal for my teaching: helping students to think and learn for themselves. This goal is as simple as it is illusive. The more experience I have as a teacher, the more I understand that there is no one-way of achieving my aim. Clearly, the proper focus of education is learning, not teaching; but I know that it is within a teacher's power-and thus it is the teacher's responsibility-to create the conditions necessary to allow students to learn....   [tags: Graduate College Admissions Essays] 995 words
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Personal Mission Statement - If I wrote this paper 20 years ago while I was attending North Central Bible College, my thoughts on what I believed was the personal call on my life and of my plans for ministry after college would have created an essay that is significantly different than what I am writing here. My interpretation of a calling was probably like most of the students that attended NCBC, that it is a divine mission placed on your life, meaning that your life is dedicated to the furthering of the Gospel through the means of full-time career minded ministry....   [tags: Personal Experience] 1772 words
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Personal Statement: My Reason to Study Law - ... This also highlights the lack of funding and resources for Criminal Appeal. By visiting the local Crown Court gave me an opportunity to observe legal proceedings. My grandfather was a lawyer and after several discussion about studying Law. It provided me a realistic picture and rewards for studying Law. Studying foundation on a university campus, I can adapt to the university style of learning such as seminars and lectures. I could also access collection of law report archives and an extensive Law library....   [tags: system, legal, society, style] 558 words
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Personal Statement - The choices we make early in life have an enormous impact on our future. I have always known that I wanted to directly impact people’s lives. My personal experiences have had a large impact on my motivation to accomplish all my dreams. In the future, I would love to influence another generation of students to soar for their dreams. Throughout school, I suffered from test anxiety. Taking standardized tests always stressed me out and I would perform much lower than my grades suggested I was capable....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 957 words
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Personal Statement - When I was a freshmen in Assumption University (AU), my friend, Bee, often asked me to help him with his business because I specialize in public speaking and communication. I am able to speak fluently in multiple languages: Cantonese, English, Thai, and some Spanish. For his business, he designed many styles of clothing, so he wanted me to help him promote and sell them. This was the first time I experienced real business. Through this, I have learned that business is a lot more complex than just knowledge and theories....   [tags: business, communication, educatoin] 628 words
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Personal Statement - After graduating from King Abdul Aziz University, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, I started a private clinical practice in Makah City, the area of Saudi Arabia that I come from. The area is economically and politically depressed, with few job opportunities. Nevertheless, I opened a dental clinic through my own efforts and fully intend to install a good management team. My goal is to build a prominent, nongovernmental center for laboratory research and clinical dentistry in Makah City, and this clinic is the first step....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 732 words
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Personal Statement - Ever since my childhood, I have found the topics dealing with computers and its applications highly interesting because of the unique properties they offer for almost any application we can think of. The extraordinary developments in this field, both in the hardware and in the software area, along with the rapid advances of communication technology as one of the most applied technologies in the modern world have stimulated my interest in both fields. Therefore I believe that joining the undergraduate degree on Computer, Networking and Communications Technology will help me have a systemic knowledge of the field and, thus, achieve one of the greatest dreams of my life....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 825 words
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Personal Statement - I grew up a young man with a opportunity to excel in a family owned business that was based on hard work. For my father never having a formal education seemed to work fine. This mind set bled down to the next generation. I truly thought that hard work and learning what I needed to run that business from him would be all I need but in October of 2004 all that changed. The 25 year old company was no more and I was not only out of a job, career and inheritance but I did not have the education to keep myself employed at the same level....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1208 words
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Personal Statement - From a young age children observe the adults around them. As a boy watches his carpenter father working on a piece of furniture, he may soon begin lifting a toy hammer to imitating his father’s hammering motion. A girl is saved from a burning building by a team of firefighters and it is only a matter of days before she decides she will be a firefighter one day as well. Our upbringing, life experiences, and personality dictate many of our choices. One of the most important choices we must make is the career we select to make our living....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 946 words
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Personal Statement - I always had a strong interest in a career in the healthcare. I am basically a caring person and health care profession would provide me with the great opportunities for contributing towards well being of human being. The profession of physician assistant would suit my nature and enable me to obtain a greater degree of job satisfaction. With this aspiration and a great interest in Science I did a degree in Biomedical Science. Recently I came to know about a health care career as physician assistant....   [tags: Career Ambition] 838 words
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Personal Statement - “Hunny, please bring the bags to the car and do not forget your jacket on the counter!” my mom shouted from the bottom of the staircase. Every year for vacation, we would always prepare an emergency kit, directions, the latest updates on weather/road conditions, a portable stove, gallons of water, and the trip’s details categorized inside our itinerary organizer. However, while heading down to the Grand Canyon one year, we were stopped by a sudden snow storm and multiple roadblocks forcing us to take detours and change our plans....   [tags: Auotobiographical, Coming of Age] 1294 words
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Personal Statement - People who know me typically find out pretty quickly that next to my passion for medicine, I am actually one of the world’s hugest computer geeks. In fact, when I first entered college, I toyed with the idea of studying computer science before I realized that the study of the human body was so much more exciting because it allows me to combine my fervor for computers and merge it with my interest in medicine. Once I began medical school, I started to see the human body like the hardware of a computer system....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 949 words
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Personal Statement: Breat Cancer - “Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women (excluding non-melanoma skin cancers). It is the 2nd leading cause of death from cancer in Canadian women.” (Breast cancer statistics, 2013). Despite what cancer research arrived to in terms of ways to prevent breast cancer by identifying the risk factors, the early detection methods, and treatment; the Canadian cancer society still reports an alarming rate that based on year 2013, that 23,800 women estimated would be diagnosed with breast cancer, which 5000 would die from it....   [tags: canadian women, chemotherapy ]
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Personal Statement to Attend Lehigh Unversity - As a resident of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lehigh University has always been a dream. From watching wrestling matches in the Stabler Arena to playing summer soccer on the Murray H. Goodman Campus fields, I have fell in love with the spirit and tradition of the school. Living ten minutes away from main campus, I have always viewed Lehigh as an opportunity to study in the comfort of my own town. Essentially, Lehigh is home. I have been engaged in giving back to Bethlehem and have volunteered 400 hours in the surrounding area....   [tags: medical, pediatric cancer, dance marathon, ] 715 words
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Personal Statement on Obtaining Master Degree - The difficult road I’ve travelled over the past few years has taught me the invaluable virtue of patience and unyielding diligence. It has brought clarity and direction to my life as far as personal growth and my vocational aspiration. I am endlessly inspired by one of my favorite quotes, “Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved” — Helen Keller (1880-1968). I struggled during my undergraduate years through the tragic loss of many loved ones in my life due to fatal car accidents and suicide....   [tags: family, undergraduate, education, research] 1213 words
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Personal Statement for Optical System Designing - ... The physics lab experience in the university fascinates me,specifically optics lab, How the vision systems works; how LASERS works; how light rays carry information and finally, the Telescopes.I enjoy studying physics, especially Optics, because unknowingly, I do feel very comfortable when I deal with light related concepts.My life changed again just a few weeks before completion of my bachelor program when my college principal,Dr.P.Kesavarao,told me that he had applied to entrance exams for two graduate optics programs.(at National Instutute of Technology Warangal and Central University of Hyderabad) on behalf of me....   [tags: education, accomplishments, mentors] 925 words
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Personal Statement - The Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test (FCAT) is the statewide test that measures the academic achievement of public school students towards meeting the Sunshine State Standards benchmarks. The quarterly Reading and Mathematics Benchmark Assessment exams gauge student achievement on individual strands based on these Sunshine State Standards, which school districts require schools to administer to students within the appropriate content area. Teachers and administrators pour over the information at the conclusion of the exam and the data mining gets underway....   [tags: Professional Goals] 873 words
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Personal Statement - The year is 2038. I am 70 years old, reflecting on a gratifying career in journalism and still eager to learn more. I’m a respected reporter, columnist, advocate, author, lecturer and filmmaker. I’ve built a career telling the untold stories of disenfranchised people from around the world. My research, writing and activism have helped fuel movements for human rights and social justice. I’m also an entrepreneur who has created news outlets that provide the public with unbiased information and writers and reporters with the opportunity to launch or build their careers....   [tags: Admissions Essay] 785 words
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Personal Statement - I do not want to live a life of complacency. To avoid this, I plan to pursue a career filled with ample opportunities for knowledge expansion. My short-term goal is to work for an innovative company which fosters an environment of constant learning. An example of this type of company is Toyota Motor Corporation. The Toyota Way stresses kaizen, or continuous improvement, which pushes Toyota employees, from CEO to individual line worker, to constantly reevaluate current processes in order to reduce waste and shorten overall time requirements....   [tags: Career Goals, MBA Program] 743 words
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Personal Statement - I know that the Modern Foreign Languages Department at your school is well equipped and the fact that the inspectors in the recent Ofsted inspection pointed out that German consistently performs well proves that teaching and learning is highly effective. In addition, I am extremely attired in the experiment in which the most able Year 9 pupils are being prepared to enter GCSE French/German. I would very like to be part of successful school and department and I am convinced that I am able to make significant contribution to maintain and raise the present high standards....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 958 words
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Personal Statement - Ever since I graduated from high school, I had no idea what I wanted to do or who I wanted to be in life. All I knew is that I wanted to do something that was worth while and would make a difference in today’s society. I couldn’t decide if I wanted to go to a community college or a university. I would weigh my options between the two. I would say to myself, “If I go to a community college, I would graduate quicker. But if I go to a university, it would take longer.” In order to help make a quick and effective decision, I began to ask questions and finding out more information....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1318 words
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Personal Statement - At this point of my life, I am preparing a secure and well-thought-out switchover to the luxury industry. I have already gathered a solid theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in marketing. In order to achieve my goal, I would like to obtain an MA Art, Style and Design at joined programme of Christie’s Education and University of Glasgow. This would develop my hard-skills and give me the required rigorous training in The world of art, that a badly need. After graduating at Christie’s Education, I am planning to fully immerse myself in the specifics of my new sphere by working for one of the leading luxury good companies, such as Louis Vuitton, Moet Hennessy, Gucci Group, Richemont, T...   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 866 words
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Personal Statement - It was on March 17 on a Tuesday Just two days after I had completed my finals and spring break had begun. I had gotten bad news the previous week that my grand mother who raised me was seriously injured in a car accident and was in the ICU. It was very devastating to me and since she was in a different country, I could not get to see her. My cousin was traveling the following day to visit and I thought that would be a great opportunity for me to sent my cousin with something for my grand mother as well as send my best wishes....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1057 words
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Personal Statement - Golf is a sport of confidence, honesty, and patience. It has taught me to practice these traits in my everyday life. I have more confidence in myself and I know that I will succeed. I am honest even when the truth hurts. I am patient with those around me no matter how annoyed I may be. My name is Evin Edens, and golf is my passion. I grew up at Ravenwood Country Club. I had the perfect life. My dad was a PGA golf professional and I got to use the club’s facilities whenever I pleased. However, there was one problem: I despised golf....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 880 words
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Personal Statement - Working for almost ten years in Oracle Corporation, USA and delivering Customer Relationship Management products to market which involved unprecedented collaboration within and outside of Oracle has given me a perspective to understand the key elements inherent to deliver a project on budget and time. After researching various other programs which can help me better understand the techniques for cost-effective management of projects, project management principles and methodology such as developing a project plan and scheduling resources, work breakdown structures, and project networks, and art and science of project risk, I am particularly interested in the Master of Science in Project Manag...   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 872 words
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Personal Statement - I was born in Norfolk, V.A . and moved to rural Northampton County when I was three years old. I have lived in the Roanoke Valley for about thirty years. I have had the unique experience of growing up in a public school and a private school setting. I attended Frederick Military Academy in Portsmouth VA for three years and graduated from a public school in Conway NC called Northampton East. My father taught at NCHS-East for thirty one years. I was fortunate to be able to teach with him and to be a part of the electric car project at the same High School I graduated from....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1312 words
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Personal Statement - Project management became relevant in my life long before I even understood its propensity. It began at age fourteen when I started a neighborhood club for kids with the ambitious mission to save the earth. To create the project, my first agenda item was to recruit new members. I carried this out by going door to door and explaining my cause to the neighbors and asking if they would allow their kids to join the club. I then hosted a first meeting in my parent’s garage and was able to form an inspiring group of 6 members....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1115 words
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Personal Statement - I believe the challenges of the biomedical engineering curriculum have helped to prepare me for the rigors of medical school. I can best describe my interest in engineering in terms of a vehicle my father purchased for either my younger brother or me to drive: a rusted out, barely running 1978 Toyota FJ40. FJ40’s were utilitarian four-wheel drive vehicles to begin with, and this one had all its (few) creature comforts removed; it was essentially a rusty steel tub on wheels that did not even run....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 878 words
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Personal Statement - My decision to pursue a PhD is derived from my passion for science and engineering paired with my abilities in the field of machine learning and applied statistics. I consider myself fortunate to be part of the Department of Computer Science, University of Florida for my master studies. More importantly, I am glad to have two excellent professors in this field as advisors, Dr. Pader and Dr. Jilson, who are guiding me throughout my graduate studies. They assisted me to decide and pursue the courses and topics that interested me....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]
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Personal Statement - In my search of goals, I decided I wanted to become Sales Executive and achieve top Sales Executive status in a Fortune 500 Company. When you have a passion for something, you can do well. My sales career started with Lens Crafters as a frame stylist. I was recognized as a top seller, which resulted in a promotion to field travel to increase sales in the Northbrook and Vernon Hills locations. I also took a second job at the Jewelry department for Service Merchandise. Once again, I was recognized as a top seller....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 2076 words
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Personal Statement - Most children wait for the last day of school in anticipation, exploding in revel when that last day finally arrives. I, however, cry. I have never wanted to leave school. In fact, when I was a child, one of my favorite things to pretend was Teacher. Much to my parent’s dismay, I drew student names on practically all my large pieces of furniture. Undoubtedly, if you were to peruse the contents of my mother’s basement, you would probably still find a plastic container labeled with a name such as “Cera” or “Tyler.” I extended this love of teaching to my cousins, two of which were in special education classes....   [tags: Repeated essay.] 874 words
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Personal Statement - We all have heard the proverb that life is our best teacher. It sounds correct but many of us are afraid to learn from life. It is not the same as learning from a book. It takes a lot of courage. We can all learn from books but many of us are not capable of learning from life. It seems to me that life is rewarding for people who have courage. I was only 16 years old when I left home and started to build a new life with my family in a completely different country. I come from Pakistan, South-east Asia, and have been living in the United States of America for the last 2 years....   [tags: college, education, pakistan] 1220 words
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Personal Statement - Personal Statement Two weeks had already passed and I began to realize the strike would most likely continue on into the next week as well. I was anxious for the only strike in the ninety-year history of UPS to be over. The first week was almost a novelty, a rather large social event with my fellow workers. As the days passed and the second week came to a close, the novelty had worn off. My fellow Teamster members and I had stood on the picket line for two weeks now, eagerly awaiting word of a contract agreement between the union and the company....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 767 words
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Personal Statement - Personal Statement Hmmm………What shall I tell you about me. You, the person who will decide my fate, my fate as to whether I would go to CU-Boulder, go live in Colorado, go snowboarding in the mountains, meet lots of interesting people, and have the most wonderful experience…I better make myself sound worthy. First off, I want you to know that I'm an unparalleled individual, whose outlook on life is of total optimism. Through out my 18 years, I've become freinds with people from all walks of life....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1736 words
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A Personal Statement for a Masters in Computer Science - The mind must never be kept idle because of its tremendous capacity to absorb and learn. After careful consideration of my aptitude, interests and experiences gained while pursuing my under graduation in the field of Computer Science and Engineering, I have decided to pursue my Masters in the field of Computer Science. Being a dynamic and ever evolving field, many new developments are expected and there is immense scope for research on new products and applications. To progress and make a mark in this field, I realize that it is important for me to pursue my Masters from a reputable university....   [tags: education, technology, academics] 631 words
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A Short Personal Statement: A Career as a Cosmologist - ... Some cosmetologists work in all the regions of cosmetology, while others only focus on certain areas such as nail care, hair care, or skin care. Certain skills are required in this field. Cosmetologists are very involved with their customers. They must be great listeners in order to help determine the type of style their customer is seeking. A good sense of style is also important in this profession (cosmetologyschool.org). One must have a high school diploma, receive a license, and be at least 16 years of age to become a cosmetologist....   [tags: young child, dreams, profession] 620 words
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Personal Statement to Obtain an Undergraduate in Engineering - ... I got this opportunity at the Summer School at IIT Gandhinagar (IIT-Gn), where I practically came up with a hardware prototype for the SCR firing circuit and implemented the single phase and three phase controlled and uncontrolled rectifiers. During this time at IIT-Gn, the area of electronic circuit design and analysis fascinated me as the simulations and practical implementation of the circuits went side by side. This experience at IIT-Gn also made me realize that practical implementation is always more challenging and a better learning experience than theoretical knowledge....   [tags: design, skills, learning, science] 1158 words
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Personal Statement for an Internship at ICA France - ... It would be great to study and learn more about composite materials from people who are experts in this field and have a long experience of working in the composite sector. I have had some opportunities of working in the field of composite materials. I did a research internship at the ‘Composites Research Network’ lab of the University of British Columbia Okanagan, Canada, during the summer of 2013. It is an organization working in collaboration with the academia and the industry, which gave me the opportunity to interact closely with researchers from both the groups....   [tags: researcher, composite materials, manufacture] 563 words
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