Graduate School Admissions Essay for Human Resources Management

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I am interested in pursuing a second master’s degree because I found a career path that I am very passionate about. I have strategically aligned myself with the right combination of education and experience to develop and grow my career as a Human Resources (HR) professional and this strategy has been the key to my current success. Applying to the Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) Human Resources Management (HRM) program is the next step in becoming even more successful within my field because I plan to work as a Vice President of International Development and Workforce Planning. I believe Yale is a fit for my career goals because with a concentration in International HR the core courses offered in the program will help me improve my strategic thinking and theoretical experiences that will overflow into my practical experience. My academic experience includes State University as well as University of Phoenix. However, my experience at Phoenix earned me an MBA with a 3.61 GPA and I believe this experience proves my ability to survive a rigorous master’s degree program. It was an intense weekly program with weekly presentations, papers and extensive reading. The intensity of the program challenged my intellect and abilities and it was great preparation for Yale’s MPS program. Attending Yale will require the ability to multi-task coupled with hard work, determination and drive. I am excellent at multi-tasking, an avid worker, very determined, motivated and driven toward my success as a professional and I am a quick study with an excellent work ethic. I have great writing and leadership skills and my communication and interpersonal skills are impeccable. My resume will highlight my work experience; however, my current rol... ... middle of paper ... ...al initiatives and my goal is to establish an educational center that will focus on disadvantaged youth and their parents. I was the first in my family to attend college and I believe through helping others, they too can become “firsts.” I have accomplished a lot in a short period; however, my journey is not complete until I continue my education. Essentially, this degree will help foster my growth and career success. My passion and dedication will speak for itself. My hard work and determination will prevail and I am a fit more than the next applicant because I have the passion, experience, critical thinking and analytical skills needed to complete this program through successfully arguing my capstone in front of a board or committee. My goals are definitely aligned with this program and I hope my next read is an acceptance letter from the admissions council.

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