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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 - 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 - 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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My Personal Statement - ... I am very driven so accomplishing these goals should not be a problem unless I have financial parameters that constricts my abilities. By the time I graduate, I will have taken almost all of the Advanced Placement classes my school offers and a few extra college classes online. I enjoy how the AP style of the classes prepares me for the rigor of college. My teachers treat us as college students and gives us the same responsibilities, and I have gained so much from them. I have scored high on all the exams I have already taken, and based on the practice tests we are doing in class I expect to perform high on the exams I will be taking the first week of May....   [tags: college, job, hardships] 700 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 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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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 a Business Degree (MBA) - ... Technology has developed massively over time and ICT is strongly significance on the industry today. I’m currently completing my studies in Little Ilford School; I have been predicted A’s and B's for my GSCEs the following GCSEs that I chose were: Religious Education, History and French. For my Religious Education GCSE I obtained an 'A' and now aim to achieve not just ‘A’s but, A*s for my GCSEs. As being an indomitable and motivated person I have high expectation for myself therefore, I set myself goals which are achievable and create a pathway for me to successful achieve my aims....   [tags: motivation, creativity, school, work] 536 words
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Personal Statement: Pursuing a Career in Healthcare - As a foreigner growing up in a different country and attending college for the first time in the United States, it was important that I create an opportunity to pursue a career in the health care profession. Some of the obstacles I have faced while starting my college career were English as a second language, time management, and working full time while pursuing a degree. However, last but most importantly, being a good mother while trying to juggle it all. Living in Jamaica and Antigua and Barbuda for most of my academic life presented me with a great challenge when I first arrived in the United States....   [tags: motivation, dedication] 553 words
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Personal Statement: A Career in Computer Science - ... Computer science also can cover interesting topics such as robotics, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, and multimedia – things that interest me. I used to teach computer since high school so I would like to increase my knowledge about computers in such way that I can impart to others this knowledge at the same time, I can develop my own interests on computers. Computer Science has been an interesting degree to me since it involves a lot of programming. When I master programming, I get to be interested with broader systems of software....   [tags: computing problems, technology] 736 words
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Personal Statement from a Vietnamese Person - ... By meeting people from diverse backgrounds at SCCC and spending more time apart from my family, I finally understood what my parents had been trying to teach me through homeschooling. They wanted to nurture my spiritual needs and didn’t want me to forget our cultural background and values, especially not the most important value: family. As a cell is the basic unit of living organisms, family is the basic unit of civilization. Although no family is perfect, family is important, because it gives us reason to care about more than our own interests and well-being....   [tags: refugees, homeschool, communication] 852 words
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My Personal Statement and Background Story - Every person has a background story which is so critical; it reveals their identity and shows the infrastructure of their personality. The story of my life, the transitions I went through, from being a low self-esteemed, football obsessed child, who had no sense of responsibility or commitment into the person I am today. “Money brings it all” was what I thought; “Money can do anything” was what I said. Afterwards, realizing that money is not a gauge of success woke me up. Growing up in a middle-class family certainly had its advantages, fortunately what I lacked money could not buy....   [tags: success, experience, volunteer] 555 words
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Personal Statement: Goals in Nuclear Engineering - Personal Statement: Interests, Experiences, and Goals in Nuclear Engineering Money and fame do not motivate my goals. Engineering in all forms is a field of innovation and invention. Aspirations of any great engineer should be to introduce to the world a new idea, product, or service that will make people happier and the environment safer. Success in these challenges is a reward greater than any dollar amount or public recognition. Engineers bring societies to new levels of civilization through their advancements in technology and discovery....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 518 words
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Who I Really Am: A Personal Statement on Facebook - This May Be My Last Time – I don’t know / So this is for you to KNOW. I often skim down my timeline and many things that I share here publicly on Facebook, YouTube, Blogger, and surely and other social media network that I have access to. It’s never my intention to do so when my fingers start walking across this keyboard. I always trust it was God’s will that for whatever reason whatever will be coming through from my fingertips will be used for His Glorification at the “End Result”. Before I share what I’m about to I’ve got to take a minute and talk a little bit about me from me......   [tags: drug, drinking, bible, god] 1828 words
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Autobiographical Statement - A few years ago I found myself on a train heading from Amsterdam to Hamburg. I had just spent several days traveling through the Netherlands and was going to end my fall break trip in Germany. The cities I picked had been arbitrary. All I knew was that in the three and a half months I was studying abroad I would see as much of the world as possible. This often meant frantically searching the internet for cheap flights, bus tickets, and hostiles, and only getting to spend a day or two in a magnificent city....   [tags: Personal Statement] 1350 words
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My Personal Statement: Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications - Writing a personal statement can be a daunting task. A personal statement is unique to each person. “A personal statement is usually requested when applying for scholarships and graduate school.” Also certain type of jobs such as competitive teaching and research appointments in education, for positions with non-profit organizations, or for internship applications require a personal statement. (“Personal Statements”) So a good personal statement is very important. There things that must be done in order to have a good personal statement....   [tags: organizational skills, grammar]
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Personal Statement for Energetic Students Entering Hong Kong University - ... For the past few years I have travelled to different cities in China, visiting cultural and historical sites. While walking on my feet through the viewpoints instead of joining in tours, I greatly improved my independence and patience. In 2010, I was honorable to be one of the representatives to participate a one-month exchange student program at Stadthagen, Germany. Although I have joined an Ecology Camp in Inner Mongolia held by the Chinese National Geography Magazine in 2008, this was totally a different experience for me to home stay in a German family....   [tags: optimistic, devoted, eduation] 730 words
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Personal Statement and Essay Application for a University Partnership Program - ... Eventually I want to work on the mezzo level, administrative, side of the child welfare system. I then want to work on the law side of things, known as the macrolevel of social welfare. This would be me helping determine the new laws and making sure the policies, and laws are working efficiently. My college experience has been great, however, very strenuous. I have worked nights in order to pay for my tuition, books, and pay back loans. I have done everything I could in the best of my abilities....   [tags: Social Work, Welfare, Foster Care] 1066 words
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Personal Statement :Seeking a Master of Science Degree - ... It taught me a valuable lesson on the importance of patience when trying to solve problems. Another important project I worked on was on limiting the duplication of personal data on the internet. We achieved this by having just one set of data, of which different subsets could be accessed by client applications with different access levels. Being able to demonstrate the proof of concept was a rewarding experience. In the summer after my sophomore year at college, I was selected from among hundreds of applicants to intern at the Electronics and Radar Development Establishment(LRDE), a government research lab....   [tags: India, Programing] 701 words
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Personal Statement on Public Health Master´s Degree - ... I have done volunteer for community events, serving as babysitting, walking for women with cancer, election interpreter and much more. By observing different population’s behavior, I have learned that childhood is a critical stage of life, where individuals need to be nurturing, safe, and loved to grow physically, mentally and emotionally healthy. This is the reason; I had in mind going back to school to get a Bachelor’s of Arts, Behavioral Health, and Child Welfare. I wanted to have the skills and tools to work directly with families in the community....   [tags: dreams, events, profession] 1020 words
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I Am Who I Am Because of the Decisions I've Made - My generation is all about going to parties , not caring about school as they say “ live for today ,party tomorrow “ .Everybody wants to be successful or just be “ rich “ but little do they know that in life ,things don't come to you , you have to run after your goals .There's always pressure everywhere in school , at work and even sometimes at home. The environment that I live in its really not so amazing as we picture , anybody with a weak mind can get influenced easily but I don't let nothing in this world influence me just my parents words can get into my head as long as their right , sometimes we teenagers believe we know everything but as I grown everything that my parents have s...   [tags: personal statement] 680 words
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Personal Statement: My Future Education Plan - After doing all the assignment and using all the useful resources you gave us I have fully created my future education plan. Before taking this class I was not so sure about my future plans and still had questions about what I wanted to do in the future. My plans for the future were influenced by many things I learned throughout my time in the class. My plans for the future is going to University of North Carolina at Greensboro and double major in computer science and graphic design or engineering....   [tags: computer science, graphic engineering] 1044 words
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I Want to Specialize in Psychology - ... I am quite proficient in dealing with people because of my outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and can deal with every kind of people of diversifying natures and attitudes. I can retrieve personal information of every individual very easily by just communicating with them, as the people love to share their secrets with me. Another reason of sharing their secrets with me is that I am a good listener and adopt a liberal attitude towards others by giving respect to their way of thinking or their judgement or beliefs on anything....   [tags: personal statement] 613 words
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I Am a Healthcare Professional - ... Rather, I choose to find a place for me in a world where many determined young ladies from my humble background have learned to equip themselves to provide leadership and know-how as the world moves toward a more technologically advanced and efficient healthcare system. I want to master the skills of health information technology and be able to turn the technological clock-speed as it would favor and guide policy makers in many developing countries to tackle the problems facing the development of quality healthcare systems....   [tags: personal statement] 731 words
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Personal History - I am satisfied with what I have become; a student specializing in Physics with special interests in experimental Condensed Matter Physics. I grew up in a very small town. A town not fully developed; there were very few resources and not many quality schools to acquire a solid education. I had to pass an entrance exam to get into a good school for 8th grade at a time when most students in my town would drop out of school after 7th grade in order to search for work and support their families. My parents could not complete their undergraduate studies because they had to work to support their families, but their emphasis on the importance of education, their dedication and massive effort inspir...   [tags: Personal Statement] 1194 words
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My Personal Praxis Statement - My Personal Praxis Statement As a college student, I often find myself inundated with work. To make it worse, these assignments usually are uninteresting and irrelevant. It is in the midst of these tedious exercises that I begin to wonder whether all of this work is worth it. When this issue creeps into my mind, I think back to my reasons for choosing to pursue this profession. When I started college, I knew that I could not function in a typical nine to five job. The banality and predictability of such a career simply did not appeal to me....   [tags: Essays Papers] 2761 words
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Personal Statement - We are the media and the media is us. That statement is very broad and is so for a good reason. Through out the world and the history of our society, media has transformed, melted, bent, molded and made our society and culture what it is today. But at the same time, our culture and society has done the exact same thing to media. It is hard to realize or imagine a time without televisions, telephones, fax machines, printers, computers, cell phones, pagers and other electronic technologies that have made our lives, hopefully, stress-free....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1546 words
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Personal Leadership Statement - Is a leader as defined in the Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, merely one who leads - synonymous with a boss. Or something more. I believe that a leader is much more than that and can be defined in any number of ways. In attempting to define a leader personally, I will use both myself and others as examples. For many years, I have been told by teachers, family, and friends that I am a good leader. Until fairly recently, I had never truly thought about what it means to be a good leader and just took it as a compliment....   [tags: Leadership] 1252 words
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Personal Statement of Why I Want to Be a Filmmaker - “My life is story telling. I believe in stories in their incredible power to keep people alive, to keep the living alive and the dead.” This quote by Tim O’ Brien beautifully captures the influence of stories in our lives. Stories attract us, move us and inspire us to be a better human being. The mere mentions of stories take me back to my childhood days. It was absolutely impossible to sleep at night without my regular dose of story from my mother. It reminds me of those endless summer vacations where it was possible to go on adventurous voyages with my cousins merely by joining two chairs and imagining it to be a ship....   [tags: childhood, stories, experience, work] 561 words
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Personal Statement: Why I Want to Be a Mechanical Engineer - ... I performed hardness measurements, tensile testing, impact testing and stress analysis measurements. This is by far one of the best experiences of my life. I did experience a REAL industrial training and strategies. In 2013 summer, I worked in Defence Research and Development Laboratories (DRDL-Govt of India) for a period of one month. I was one among a team of four and our job was to design two test fixtures for the Composite Rocket Motor Casing (CRMC) of an A-4 ballistic missile, manually using several techniques and later testing of it under experimental conditions of tensile and compressive loads....   [tags: graduation, experience, college, process] 608 words
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Personal Statement on My Pursuing Accounting as a Profession - ... My long-term goal is to start my career in a foreign-funded company in China. I hope I can apply knowledge and experiences that I have had in USA to the practical situations so that I can reveal the meaningful times that I spent in USA. I am highly motivated to continue pursuing graduate degree in Accounting as a result of several reasons. First, I am interested in Accounting. I am good at Mathematics and I have a good sense of numbers all the time. Second, my personality is suitable for studying Accounting....   [tags: career choices and opportunities] 591 words
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Personal Statement for Harvard School of Public Health - I first considered a public health career when I interned at the Ghana Health Service Family Health Department as an undergraduate student. Participating in national meetings focused on strategies to reduce maternal mortality in Ghana, I recognized that, in order to create sustainable advances, it is crucial to address the underlying social inequalities that exacerbate adverse health outcomes. To advance this goal, I am seeking admission into the Global Health and Population Doctoral Program at the Harvard School of Public Health....   [tags: soical, health, research, goal] 587 words
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Personal Statement to Receive Masters in Industrial Engineering - There is an appropriate time for everything, sometimes one has to create it or has to wait for it. I am an apostle of this dictum and it is my appetite for amelioration which has led me to the decision of pursuing masters, following the completion of under graduation. My urge to pursue masters kindled in the junior year of my college when I had hit upon the word Industrial Engineering and every day since then my staunch desire for this field has increased exponentially. Completing high school education from an illustrious junior college, my academic accomplishments at school earned me admission in Sri Sairam Engineering College, Chennai....   [tags: desire, education, knowledge, interest] 1106 words
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Personal Statement for ICT Specialist in Computer Science - ... At GCSE, as the closest subject to computing offered by my college, I chose ICT to continue to improve my abilities and knowledge in computers. Taking this course turned out to show both my commitment to my education and my time management skills, as a problem with the coursework briefing in the first year resulted in me completing the entire GCSE in the second. At A Level, I have again chosen ICT. The coursework focus at A2 is around database development using Microsoft Access. As someone who enjoys the challenge of going beyond the set criteria, I have used a significant amount of Visual Basic code to build my database, as well as exploring many extra functions of the software....   [tags: technology, computers, knowledge, aviation] 554 words
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Personal Statement: Master Degree in Anatomy in Kabul - ... At the university, my interest in anatomy was amplified when I was studying anatomy in the second year. Later, this interest increased during various rotations in surgery and internal medicine. I am a well-rounded person and a suitable candidate for the Fulbright Scholarships. Not only do I excel in academics, but I have also demonstrated leadership abilities at my school and within the community. I have just finished 19 years of education, but I feel my thirst for learning has escalated even further....   [tags: fulbright scholarships] 628 words
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Personal Statement: My Expanding Curiosity for Game Design - Some said it maybe cliché to have your childhood experiences as your points to derive you to plan your future. Well for me it is never an ending possibilities to have a childhood experienced that will determine you to get what you really want. From an early age I have always been deeply interested in gaming. I was the only girl in the family that really into games and computer systems. I can always remember the feeling of wanting to know just how the games were developed and design, how the console and system works and what else they could do....   [tags: computers, education, production] 599 words
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Personal Statement: I Want a Business Degree - ... I’m currently completing my studies in Little Ilford School; I have been predicted A-C's for my GSCEs. The GCSEs that I chose were: Religious Education, History and French. For my Religious Education GCSE I obtained an 'A' and now strive to achieve not just ‘A’s but, 'A*'s for my other subjects. Being an indomitable and motivated person I have high expectation for myself therefore, I set myself goals which are achievable and create a pathway for me to be successful in the future. During my time in secondary school, my skills have payed off at various occasions for example: due to my hard work and effort I was amongst the few people chosen to go to France in Year 8, which was one of the m...   [tags: career choices and opportunities] 578 words
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Personal Statement - My mother loves telling the story of my response when my parents asked me what I wanted for my third birthday. I responded by pounding both fists against my chest and jerking violently. Eventually they realized that I wanted defibrillators, as seen on the beloved television program “Emergency.” Although impressed with the technology, even then I was attracted to the idea of helping people. Through example and upbringing, my family instilled in me the importance of being involved n all levels of life....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 690 words
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Personal Statement - “Sally, we need you over here.” Marisa, a nurse at City of Hope calls over for me. I grab a pair of gloves and am at her side in a moment. “We need to lift this man to do a chest x-ray,” she informs me. Placing my hands beneath the patient, I await the countdown: “3…2…1…lift.” I am a volunteer in perioperative services at the hospital. My tasks include: transporting patients to and from surgery, running samples to the pathology lab, and assisting patients in recovery. Often, I imagine myself in the role of a physician....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 810 words
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Personal Statement - The sun exploded into a million shades of orange. I sat, friends at each side, atop a monstrous pile of boulders. I looked over the vastness of Joshua Tree National Park, and saw a glimpse of myself. Love filled my soul; love of people, love of family. The backcountry has always helped me find this love; it has been my personal north star, shepherding me toward research and medicine. I started backpacking at 13, trekking across the winter-harsh lands of Idaho and Montana. It was difficult, but despite this, a feeling welled within me that pushed me forward....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 885 words
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Personal Statement - There are few certainties of what one will encounter during life. A common joke names two: death and taxes. I would be so bold as to add one more, disease. Of the three, the one certainty human beings have the most “control” over is disease. Death is inevitable and as long as governments exist, so are taxes. Disease is also inevitable, however, there are methods to combat the recurrences, spread and danger of this malady. My dream is to learn the techniques required to assist my fellow human beings in their struggle against disease....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 900 words
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Personal Statement - Since the beginning of my academic endeavors, I have long cherished a dream to be a member of the social science research community, which gives our society progressive insights into human ecology. I began my undergraduate studies at Ramapo College of New Jersey with a passion for ecological justice and with the intention of majoring in environmental studies. Ramapo College’s progressive liberal arts foundation provided me with ample room to explore the multifarious array of social science courses....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 803 words
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Personal Statement - “I see something inside,” said Dr. Mabie. The patient held still. Her mother and I waited in mild suspense. The patient was a 14-year old girl who had come to see Dr. Mabie for severe soreness in her right ear. “Well, what do we have here?” He used his ear “scoop” and gently fished out a large piece of thin, clear plastic. We were amazed. The girl felt immediately relieved. No one could tell from where the plastic originated—let alone how it got lodged in the girl’s ear. But Dr. Mabie had found and removed it....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 740 words
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Personal Statement - My decision to become a doctor did not come in a moment of blinding revelation, but as a result of a variety of experiences which began during my first years at college. Before, attending college, however, I knew I would enter a profession which involved service to others. Although I had no definite career plans, from childhood, my parents instilled in me values, such as compassion and respect for others, stressing the importance of giving back to the community. At college, removed from the protected environment of a small community, I experienced tremendous growth....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 499 words
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Personal Statement - My grandmother, Maria, was born and raised in Puerto Rico. I used to love to listen to stories about her nine brothers and sisters who each took turns going to school and working to support their family. My grandfather was an English bank inspector whose job required quite a bit of travel. As a result, my mother was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and lived in South America, Puerto Rico, and Cuba. My mother lived in a turbulent Cuba with my grandparents at the start of the communist revolution....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 831 words
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Personal Statement - Signora Ferro lay heavily on the gurney which threatened to succumb to her enormous body. The air smelled of fresh sweat, unwashed bodies, and rotting flesh. The doctor to my side shook her head at the site of the gangrene on her foot which now seemed to be taking over her entire leg. Signora Ferro was likely in her late thirties, but homelessness, poor hygiene and even poorer nutrition had begun to take a toll and had changed her appearance to that of a fifty-year old woman. Her condition was so severe that her entire foot was amputated and even this drastic measure was not enough to guarantee her condition would not worsen....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 856 words
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personal statement - As I watched my mother rush to get the pot to boil some water with tears in her eyes, I found myself at the mercy of one of the many asthma attacks that presided over most of my childhood. Most of the houses around our neighborhood in Juarez, Mexico were composed of one large room with a stove, bed, something to sit on and no restroom, so getting to the steaming pot was only a few feet away. Desperately trying to grasp for air as I lay on the couch, I wanted relief not only for myself, but also for my loving mother....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 836 words
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Personal Statement - My heart has always held a deep longing to explore faraway lands and a desire to experience other cultures. I grew up in a city called Krasnoyarsk, in the center of Siberia. Ever since I was a young girl, I dreamed of traveling to other countries, but because I was born in a communist country, I was unable to pursue that dream. I quickly learned, however, that if one works hard and studies, there is little that is out of reach. As I have grown, that little girl with dreams of foreign lands has become an aspiring student of economics and business, but I still carry with me that same dream....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1278 words
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A Statement of My Personal Goals - I currently work in a research lab part of Ames Lab under the supervision of of a doctor. The research I am currently involved in is trying to find a ferromagnetic compound that reduces the amount of expensive rare earth used in industrial magnets. Currently the industrial standard for anisotropic Ferro magnets used in all types of consumer electronics is Nd2Fe14B. This has a ratio of 2 rare earth atoms to 15 non rare earth atoms. Our research group is trying to find a compound that lowers this ratio....   [tags: research, renewable energy, gender equality] 1382 words
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Personal Leadership Statement - As a person who is for the most part uncomfortable with change, it is important that I find ways be a leader in a world that is ever changing. In order to be the best and most prepared leader as possible, it is necessary to be aware of one’s core identity and the values, talents, and strengths that are included in this. Consistent with the indications of Vaill’s term, “permanent white water”, the tendency of the world to change is unavoidable and “continual”. We as leaders must find ways to adapt and acclimate ourselves to these situations....   [tags: management and leadership]
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Hit Every Target - Achieve Every Goal - Hit Every Target - Achieve Every Goal Success begins with a well-conceived plan. “Planning, planning, planning” is my motto; without a plan there is no mission, and without a mission there is no direction. My life’s mission has evolved as I have come across various endeavors throughout my life. For instance, at the end of my college career at California State University at Long Beach, my focus was on earning a Baccalaureate Degree in Sociology. When comprehending that my schooling career was finally coming to a halt, I needed to decipher the next plan on the agenda....   [tags: Personal Statement] 912 words
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I Want to Pursue My Graduate Program from HULT International Business School - ... Marketing suits my passion of as I have a understanding of consumer’s needs and capability to fulfill those needs keeping organizational objectives in mind. By continuing studying marketing along with exploring a diverse variety of interests and needs of people, I believe that I will be able to pursue my true interest and will understand the whole of what global society need rather than just a minority. Within academics, I have challenged myself to succeed as much as I have been able, in efforts to improve myself both as a student and as an individual....   [tags: personal statement of purpose] 742 words
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