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Medical School, Korean ICU Nurse

November 16, 2014

 

I was a small, premature baby and, although my medical problems were not severe, they did involve frequent visits to hospital in my early childhood.  So I became used to the environment of a hospital and observed the staff in the way that only a child can. I saw that some nurses and doctor…

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EDD Educational Administration, Multiracial

September 12, 2014

I am an educational administrator who wants very much to attain the terminal degree in my field so as to be able to make the fullest contribution possible towards educational reform, the ongoing improvement and implementation of progressive educational policies, especially in my home state of Virgin…

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Internal Medicine Residency, Woman Doctor

January 6, 2013

I am a young woman that is very devoted to the lifelong study of internal medicine, especially cardiology. At 29 years old, I feel strongly that this is the optimal point in my life for me to undertake the great adventure of practicing medicine in the West. I now have the requite experience, yet sti…

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MA Native American Studies NAS

January 3, 2013

Before I was twenty-one, I had be been born, raised, educated and lived on five continents.  Despite the dizzying array of languages, cultures, and creeds, I have seen past their looking glasses, never forgetting what my Nez Perce heritage, a gift of my father’s family that has claimed my very soul.…

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PHD Psychology Autobiographical Statement

January 1, 2013


As a young girl, growing up I was always my mother’s helper.  Being the eldest sibling in a single-parent household, the message I received was unspoken: you are the eldest, I need you, and your brothers and sisters are your responsibility, too.  While I accepted this role, there were many tim…

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MA, International Relations, Africa, Diplomacy

December 28, 2012

Still only 22, I am a young woman originally from Ghana who has worked very hard to arrive at this point where I am ready to begin graduate school here in the USA. Enormously dedicated to the study of both International Relations and language, I put a lot of extra effort in fulfilling the requiremen…

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Residency Radiation Oncology, MPH

April 4, 2011


I am especially skilled at constant adaptation to new environments. I learned to celebrate the value of compassion and understanding for my patients, especially for those with special needs. I now appreciate more clearly than ever the profound beauty of multicultural and multilingual societies in …

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Residency Orthopaedic Surgery

March 5, 2011


In the summers of 95 and 96, I worked closely with a group of private practice orthopaedic surgeons in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to my experience there, I knew that I wanted to be a physician but I had not decided what career path I would follow after medical school. I was unaware of the indelib…

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Residency Pathology, Public Health

July 10, 2010


I have an eye for details, I love working with technology and investigating tissues under the microscope captures my curiosity to no end. This is why, when a recent opportunity to use a scanning electron microscope came by, I jumped at it and I'm now deeply involved in conducting ultra-microscopic…

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Residency, Pathology, Kazakhstan

May 17, 2010


We never forget where we come from, our beginnings however humble, the precious few years of our childhood that define who we are truly are at heart. As a child growing up in Kiev, I remember myself sitting at my grandmother's knee, watching as she injected herself with insulin, promising her that…

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