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Design

Admissions Essay

Growing up as a little girl I remember watching my mother work on her art in her studio. I was entranced by the designs she would come up with and the creative process that each piece entailed. As I grew up I began to experiment with my own creative side and practiced with various mediums to see what connected with me best. I tried painting, drawing, photography, and even sculpting but nothing captivated me like graphic design. When I discovered graphic design I felt like my imagination and creativity had free-reign over the canvas I was working with, and the designs I came up with were awe-inspiring.

From the first time I started clicking a mouse in Illustrator I knew I wanted to pursue a career in graphic design. The ability to work in a field that allows me to combine my intellect with my creativity both excites and intrigues me. The graphic design courses I was exposed to in high school allowed me to gain experience in the field and affirm my decision that the graphic design field was the right field for me.

I am eternally grateful that I was exposed to art at an early age and was able to develop my skills both at home and at skill. Art is an incredibly under-funded department within the education system of the schools in the United States, and I consider myself lucky for the knowledge I have in the field of graphic design. However I am eager to learn to more. I would greatly appreciate a chance to be a part of Miami International University’s Graphic Design program so that I can continue my education in the arts.

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Nursing

Teaching Plan for a Child with Type I Diabetes

It is common knowledge that effective management of diabetes is founded on proper health teaching and education about disease management. In teaching a 10 year old child, it is at this stage that the child is just developing their own learning strategies so the teaching methods employed should be individualized and dependent on the needs of the client, their learning style and level of comprehension. As 10 year olds have the capacity to think and reason out compared to younger aged children, they can participate in more challenging activities that require focus and concentration

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Education

National Youth Leadership Forum Essay

There are two things I have enjoyed since my childhood; reading on a wide range of subject matters and intellectual discussions. We live in fragile times and it is almost impossible to not think on political issues which not only affect current generations but may also have widespread implications for future generations. I first became truly interested in politics in the wake of 9/11 tragedy and like most Americans of my generation, I also became confused by the growing tension between the West and Islam and initially supported use of force against the enemies of peace. But as I read more about leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. (King) my views have changed and I have become a bigger proponent of diplomacy. I realize there are instances where use of force is inevitable but it should be pursued only where there is no other option left because Iraq War represents an extremely irresponsible use of force by America and has only hurt America’s security and global reputation.

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Other

Why you are applying past the deadline

To Whom It May Concern,

I would first like to begin by saying thank you for taking the time to consider my request. According to the university guidelines, I understand that my application for admission is beyond the submission deadline. Please allow me to explain my situation and reason that my application is late. A week before the application deadline, I was required to be out of town for employment reasons. This is not something that is typical; however it was a requirement of my employment. Before the unexpected trip, I did not have time to prepare in the way that I normally do. Usually, I am an organized person that is regimented by my calendar, however this time was different. Not only did I have to make trip preparations, but also tie up loose ends with family and my current employment position. Even though I was traveling for my employer, it did not alleviate my current employment duties, which I had to get reassigned before I left.

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Psychology

Mental Health Personal Statement

Our life experiences have a profound impact on our worldview and future aspirations. My family and professional experiences as well as interaction with people from diverse backgrounds has significantly expanded my thinking horizon and has also made me more passionate about social issues. I cannot begin to imagine the good fortune I have enjoyed but not everyone is as lucky as me. This is why I do not want to pursue a particular career just because it will secure my financial future but also because it will enable me to make difference in others’ lives and make this world a better place to live.

Even though I am now a full-time student and have also been working for the same company for over 7 years now, I still live with my mother because she has been through a lot in her life and there is no one else who could take care of her. She suffers from a brain tumor in the pituitary gland, aneurism, breast cancer, thyroid cancer, and hip replacement. Even though it often becomes quite difficult to manage full-time academic workload, full-time job, and taking care of my mother, I also realize my struggles pale in comparison to what my mother has been going through and what many other people go through. These experiences have made me more compassionate and sensitive to the struggles other people go through. I am now pursuing my undergraduate degree in psychology which, in addition to social interactions, has greatly improved my understanding of human behavior. This is why I have decided to pursue my graduate degree in mental health counseling so that I could use my knowledge and skills to help some of the most vulnerable members of the society.

My cumulative undergraduate GPA to date is 4.0 which demonstrate my commitment to excellence in everything I do. Similarly, I have been working for the same company for about 7 years and my work responsibilities are mostly related to Accounting. In addition to academics, I am also actively involved with campus co-curricular activities as well as off campus non-profit organizations including Susan G. Komen Foundation. My academic, professional, and volunteer experiences are also guided by the belief that if we commit to something, we should give in everything to it. In addition, I also believe that if we want to see some changes in the world, we should not wait for others to come ahead but instead take the initiative. This is why I plan to explore media psychology and forensic psychology because I believe that society is still doing a poor job of understanding the issues and challenges faced by individuals with mental issues. I eventually hope to have my own private practice as a therapist and my practice will be particularly focused on individuals from poor economic backgrounds who do not only need access to quality services but also education and guidance.

Graduate school is one of the most significant investments in one’s career and I wanted to make sure I choose a program which will not only provide me quality education but will also enable me to interact with talented classmates as well as interact with industry leaders. I also visit college campuses as part of my research and am convinced that Nova Southeastern University is the best fit to my academic objectives and career goals. I believe I will be a valuable addition to the program due to my unique personal, professional, and academic background and will help enhance the learning experiences of other students as well. I also hope to be an effective ambassador of the university in the real world.

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Education

Statement of Purpose for New Mexico University

We all are the outcome of our life experiences whether they come in the form of family life, education, or interaction with people we know as well as the greater society. My mother has been disabled with severe depression since I was four and I have seen three of the closest people committing suicide, i.e. my father, grandfather, and an uncle. I have personally observed as to what happens when help is not available to vulnerable citizens of the society.

Due to my family experiences, I have also become more compassionate, non-judgmental, and empathetic than an average person. This is because I try to put myself in others’ shoes and not understand their problems from my own perspectives. My friends often tell me I am really good at understanding people because I listen attentively and do not judge people. Thus, both my family experiences as well as my ability to understand people have motivated me to seek my Masters in Counseling.

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Other

Why you wish to enroll in the Army ROTC program

Personal Statement

Military service is in my blood. My father and grandfather were both veterans, while my mother, who raised me as a single parent, also served. I regard continuing that tradition as an honor, and my application for the ROTC is an effort on my part to not only continue that tradition, but also improve it. No one in my family has ever served as an officer before. By joining the ROTC I hope to go on and become the first member of my family to serve in a commissioned rank. This would undoubtedly mean much to my mother, who also raised by twin sister, and acted as the kind of role model every youngster should have. A desire to follow her military example, and become a similar kind of person to her, is a massive part of motivation for joining the ROTC. One quality which my mother has always shown is mental toughness. This is a hugely admirable skill that I believe I can develop during my time with the ROTC.

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Management

Why I Want to Return to School

We all go through different life circumstances which help shape our path. Sometimes, we create the circumstances ourselves through our life choices and sometimes we are simply thrown into them but ultimately, we build our own destiny. I was the first individual in my family to go to college but dropped out of it to raise my daughter as well as manage my husband’s law firm. I had planned to return to college after few years but started enjoying my work a lot and becoming an integral part of the organization also made it difficult to leave work life. But I never lost sight of the goal to be a role model for my children as demonstrated by my professional achievements. By coming back to school, I want to reinforce the message that we are what we choose to be and it is never too late to be what you might have been.

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Nursing

Nursing Admission

Why are you pursuing a career as a nurse?

I would like to pursue a career in Nursing as I have a very high regard for this profession. I have always looked up to nurses and I respect the work that they do: caring for the sick and the promotion of health and wellness. Since my early teenage years, I have always held an interest for the field of health and medicine although I still wasn’t sure what course to take then. There were many medical-related courses and I remember feeling confused and indecisive about which to take, constantly examining and re-examining my options. Back then, nursing was not even included in my options. Perhaps a driving factor for my decision to pursue Nursing is when my grandfather had a serious stroke. It was a difficult time for everyone in my family, particularly when he was hospitalized. I remember that we were all scared and praying for his recovery amidst the bleep of the machines in the hospital.  I remember that the nurses who took care of him were very helpful, not just in caring for my grandfather but also towards us. They were very professional and I was just amazed at the skills and knowledge they posses. They took the time to explain what was going on and would answer our questions. Eventually, after almost a month in the hospital, my grandfather was able to go home and because hiring someone to assist him is expensive, the whole family pitched in to assist him in his daily needs. Since then, I have realized that Nursing is what I would like to pursue as a career. I started to volunteer and engage in activities that would help me prepare in becoming a nurse, such as caring for the elderly. I always feel good whenever I am able to help other people. I believe it is these two aspects of Nursing: the medical side and the caring role that have greatly influenced me to pursue a career to become one.

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Medicine and Health

Statement of Diversity

At ABC Healthcare (ABC), diversity is not only preached but forms an integral part of organization’s competitive strategy. Diversity enables the creative passion that flows throughout the organization and helps us establish new benchmarks in innovation and quality of service. Our clients come from all kind of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and inspire us to continuously improve our hospitality standards. ABC is also committed to an all-inclusive work environment in which our employees are celebrated for their uniqueness and make valuable contributions to the organization’s culture. We provide equal opportunity to help everyone realize his/her true potential and help maintain the excellent healthcare standards that make ABC unique among peers. Our commitment to diversity also helps us build leaders who have been redefining operating efficiency while maintaining the quality standards ABC is famous for.

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Other

Grad school award application

Graduate School Admission Essay
Attaining my doctorate will move me toward my goal of being a college professor, and I undertake this ambition with full knowledge that this is not one goal, but a series of them. More exactly, I do not perceive my career, educational or otherwise, as ever culminating in a fixed point because teaching at such a level translates to new goals continually before me. In my estimation, a commitment of this kind demands the awareness that I must be prepared to face and address challenges yet unknown to me. I believe this is the essence of teaching, for the dedicated professor must always rely, at least in part, on what the students bring to the class.

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Other

Grad schoo Award

Bioengineering Admission Essay

I have always been inquisitive for as long as I remember. I grew up in Iran where everyone is expected to show strong allegiance to traditions and conform to the beliefs enforced by the society. My critical thinking style meant I was never afraid to question ideas if I sensed a conflict with what I observed or studied. I wanted to understand the world the way it really works and not just accept emotionally-appealing explanations. Due to my thinking style, I started recognizing the biases prevalent in the society and how they get in the way of an objective analysis. I also had a strong awareness of the preferential treatment enjoyed by men and the opportunities available to them. I have always believed everyone should have equal access to opportunities and rights and not be punished for the reasons over which they have no control. In a sense, I had already embraced the western ideals of fairness and justice even before I came to America.

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Other

Essay for Graduate School Awards

Essay for Graduate School Awards

There is an Old Persian saying that my father always used to tell my brother and me when we were growing up. He who knows he who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, ignore him; He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is a child, teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep, wake him. He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise, follow him.

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Economics

Economics Analysis Admission Essay

The Johns Hopkins University has a tradition of academic excellence which is why I am not surprised that the school offers MS in Applied Economics. In my opinion, economists have relied too long on theoretical models to understand historical events and predict future ones, with mixed results. Now some realize that data analysis should have a greater role in economics and I am one of them which is why I am interested in this program so that I can improve my economic data analysis skills. I view economics as the study of allocation of resources by individuals, corporations, and organizations to meet their different objectives.