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Masters Translation, Literature, Saudi Applicant

December 29, 2016


I won first place in a competition that involved the translation of a short story from Arabic into English when I was a student at middle school. It was at that point that I made my career choice and since then I have become increasingly fascinated by the contrasts and similarities between the two…

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MA Translation, Interpretation, Intl Studies, Chinese

December 29, 2016


Your especially distinguished MA Program in Translation and Interpretation at the XXXX Institute of International Studies at XXXX (XXXX) is my first choice for graduate school primarily because of of my profound admiration for the breadth and depth of your curriculum, focusing not just on Translat…

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MA Translation, Volunteer Teacher, Chinese

December 29, 2016


I have my heart set on attending your distinguished MA Program in Translation at XXXX University because I see your program as the optimal preparation for a long professional lifetime working as a conference interpreter. Conference interpretation is one of the most difficult and rigorous of transl…

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MHA Health Administration Masters, Veterans

November 24, 2016


I submit the following personal essay in support of my application to your Master’s in Health Administration Program at the University of XXXX. My career in medicine and public health began when I earned my MD at the XXXX Medical School in 2005. My undergraduate studies for the BA in Psychology at…

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Endodontology Certificate Program, Indian Woman

September 29, 2016


The especially distinguished Endodontology Certificate Program at the XXXX School of Dentistry is my first choice for continued professional advancement as a dentist for a variety of reasons, primarily the sheer excellence of your program. Nevertheless, the fact that I live just 10 miles away is c…

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MPAPP Public Policy, Egyptian in Canada

September 29, 2016


Originally from Egypt, I have made Canada my new permanent home. I have now spent 17 years working in the operations of the banking and investment industries. During the last 10 years of my work, my efforts have been directed almost exclusively towards the creation and implementation of new polici…

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DDS International, Brazilian Woman

September 29, 2016


An accomplished and experienced dentist from Brazil, I have now made my home in the United States primarily because my husband, also Brazilian, practices medicine here. After completing dental school in my home country, I spent 2.5 years working in a private practice that afforded me the opportuni…

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MPA, Environmental Affairs, Chinese Applicant

July 2, 2016


The Masters of Public Administration Program through the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at XXXX University is the perfect place for me to continue to work towards my long term career goals of becoming an international consultant in the area of sustainable development and environmental …

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Osteopathic Med School Application, Vietnamese

June 29, 2016


My application to medical school is probably most unique because of the fact that I am already a practicing pharmacist with extensive experience, ever since earning my PharmD with honors. The reason why I seek a career change at this point is because I hunger to care for patients directly, rather …

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Masters Geology, Petroleum Engineering

June 13, 2016


I am writing in support of my application to your distinguished Master’s Degree Program at the University of XXXX because I want to devote my life to the petroleum industry, searching for hydrocarbons so that they can be extracted in the most environmentally responsible ways as possible. Hydrocarb…

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MD, Biology, Cancer, Afghanistan, Russia

May 3, 2016


Born in Afghanistan, my memories of growing up first in Uzbekistan and then in Russia are not generally pleasant ones, given the troubles of the times on top of the economic difficulties. I was lucky that my parents and I were able to make our home in Portland, Oregon in 2008, when I was twelve ye…

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Master’s Information Systems, Saudi Arabian

May 1, 2016


I am a young Saudi Arabian who is very devoted to the study of management information systems and I finished my undergraduate studies in this area last year, April of 2013. I seek a total immersion in the study of technology advances and their rapid applications because they have a most significan…

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Master Petroleum Engineering, China, Environment

April 25, 2016


I am a Chinese woman, still only 26, who has earned her MS Degree in Environmental Engineering at XXXX University in Bethlehem PA. I am an environmentalist who looks forward to promoting the demise of the petroleum industry throughout the course of my lifetime. I see petroleum as a necessary evil,…

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MLIS, Medical Informatics, Wheelchair Access

April 24, 2016

Why SLIS: I have chosen to devote my professional energy of a lifetime of service to the cause of Library Science out of a profound love for my community, especially at the local level. The public should have free and easy access not only to information, but also to instruction and assistance to…

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MN, NP Nurse Practitioner, Lifeguard, CPR, Canada

April 23, 2016


I am applying to your competitive Master’s Program in Nursing at XXXX University because I have been driven to save and cherish lives ever since I was 16 years old; learning CPR and working as a lifeguard performing numerous water rescues at a government housing project in Toronto. After this ‘wate…

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MDiv Degree, Conference Coordination, Africa

April 23, 2016


I currently service as Conference Communicator, Journalist, and English/French Translator for the Cote d’Ivoire XXXX Church Creating awareness on the Church Vision, Missions and ministries, international relations and programs management I began my career working as a licensed Ivorian journalist a…

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LOR, Chinese Studies Program, Italian

April 22, 2016


To Whom IT May Concern,

I have known XXXX as an undergraduate student (BA) at the University of XXXX, Italy, between 2011 and 2012, before she won the scholarship to study at the University of XXXX in China (PRC), where she distinguished herself in her commitment to fully embracing Chinese lang…

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Masters Chinese Studies, Italian Woman

April 22, 2016


A cosmopolitan young woman from Italy, still only 23, I am now making choices that will define my lifetime and I have made the decision to apply to your distinguished program in Chinese Studies at the University of XXXX because Chinese language, culture, and society is my first love. I spent 6 mon…

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Masters SLP, Neurolinguistics, Brazilian

April 22, 2016


Despite the fact that my mother is an American, she taught me nothing other than the alphabet in English since she raised me in Brazil and she was very fluent in Portuguese. When I first moved to the USA at 17, I was unable to even differentiate between the sounds of "t" and "d" and was picked on …

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CRNA, Nursing Leadership, Scuba Diver

April 21, 2016


My favorite spot is underwater. In fact, I was engaged to be married 40 feet underwater this past January 6th, 1014. As a very hard working nurse who wants very much to become a CRNA leader, diving helps me to stay physically fit, emotionally balanced, and to dream and wonder creatively about what…

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