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Postbaccalaureate Psychology Certificate Program

April 7, 2013

I was once present when a friend, who was a military veteran, suffered extreme stress symptoms in the face of an ‘everyday’ situation. Naturally, I sought to offer immediate comfort and help my friend in this situation but it was also a spur to seek ways to help in a more enduring way and to assist …

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Masters Forensic Psychology, Online

April 7, 2013


I want very much to enroll in and complete your graduate school program so that I will be able to advance professionally in my work in our criminal justice and corrections systems. With a Master’s Degree, for example, I would be able to qualify for a  case management position with my current emplo…

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MA Family Therapy, MFT, Community Counseling

April 7, 2013

I am an Egyptian, born and raised in Kuwait until the age of sixteen. I now live in California. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of XXXX. I speak Arabic and English. My goal is to become a counselor specializing in the problems suffered by immigrant fa…

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Internship Clinical, Geropsychology, Russian, Jewish

April 7, 2013

I am a young Jewish woman originally from Russia. My family immigrated and settled in Pennsylvania. I will be completing my PHD this year in Psychology at Yeshiva University and I feel that I am a strong candidate for your internship program. I look forward to a long and distinguished career as a cl…

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Masters I/O, Workplace Injury & Recovery

April 7, 2013

I have a passionate commitment to my work as a psychologist, out of concern for the well-being of my clients and the community at large. As a result of my professional experience, I now have a great deal of confidence in my abilities to plan and organize professionally, to set priorities, to meet de…

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Counseling Masters, Mental Health, Hispanic Mom

April 7, 2013

A Hispanic woman who is very cosmopolitan in her outlook, my greatest strengths include my open mind, receptiveness, and especially profound respect for multi-cultural experiences and diversity. I was born and raised in Mexico until I turned 18 and moved to the USA.  My experiences since that time …

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Masters Counseling Psychology, Korean Woman

April 7, 2013

As a girl growing up in Korea, I had little choice but to embrace the ideals of my family and accept the destiny that they had set for me: to become a doctor. As I have had a chance to mature, however, especially here in America, as a woman, I have chosen to excel in psychology and counseling is the…

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Counseling Psychology Masters, China, Canada

April 7, 2013

I am currently a fourth year undergraduate student majoring in psychology. Since I am a dedicated and hard working student, volunteer, and professional I believe that I possess the perceptual, interpersonal and problem-solving skills that are fundamental to work in applied psychology and in successf…

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Dual PHD Degrees, Psychology & Social Work, PTSD

April 7, 2013

In our community they are usually referred to as ¨neglected¨ or ¨invisible¨ African elders, aging African refugees and immigrants who have resettled in the USA, many of whom are the survivors of the trauma of war. While working at the Center for Victims of Torture, I was assigned to a project named,…

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Autobiographical Statement, Masters MFT, Asian

April 7, 2013

 

I was hooked by my very first college class in psychology, most of all, learning how psychology related to me personally. As I learned more about myself, I came to better understand others as well, their emotions, sadness, anger, happiness, etc. I began to understand that human suffering is a …

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MS, MFT, Asian Immigrant Issues, Chinese-American

April 7, 2013

Growing up as a Chinese American in California, I am a natural for the study of family therapy in the light of multi-cultural issues. I have long been immersed in and working through—on a personal level—the way in which immigrant family culture often faces important hurdles in its adaptation to West…

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Clinical Forensic, Psychology & Law, Expert Witness

April 7, 2013

I hope to be accepted to your program because my long term goal is to work as a clinical forensic psychologist performing psychological evaluations of competency to stand trial and assessments of diminished capacity. My paralegal education and experience working as a family and criminal law paralega…

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Clinical Masters MFT, Diversity, Japanese Woman

April 7, 2013

It is perhaps ironic that I wish to devote my life to marriage and family therapy, since I have been living alone for the past 10 years, my most formative period, with all of my family back in my native Japan. But I know exactly why it is. It comes from my reflection upon where I have come from, my …

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PHD Clinical, Domestic Violence, Islamic Patriarchy

April 7, 2013

As a 34-year old woman from Iran, I believe that my life experience and pronounced ability to overcome hardships make an excellent candidate for the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at XXXX. I am extremely determined to contribute to constructive change in people’s lives. I am very highly mot…

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PHD Clinical, Child, Pediatric Neuropsychology

April 7, 2013

The greatest contribution that I might be able to make to society would be to improve the quality of life of children who have suffered brain damage. To this end I want to devote my professional life to research in the area of pediatric neuropsychology.  I knew immediately that neurophysiology was t…

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Counseling Masters, LGBT, Community Mental Health

April 7, 2013

As a psychology professional, I wish to specialize in both the short and long terms in the area of community mental health. I look forward to a long and highly productive career  helping a wide range of individuals in my community to realize their fullest potential, finding happiness in life through…

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Romanian Woman, Immigrant, Domestic Violence

April 7, 2013

I would very much like to study towards the Master’ Degree in your program because I have my heart set on becoming a psychologist and I have profound respect and admiration for XXXX University. I also have enormous passion for the field of psychology and I am very determined to excel in your program…

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MA Clinical, Scholarship, Saudi Arabian

April 6, 2013

 

I am on a fully paid scholarship program from my government, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to study Psychology abroad. I want to earn my masters degree in clinical psychology so that I can then return to  my country and being working in my field. First I will work for a hospital for at leas…

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Taiwanese Eyes, Masters Social, Organizational

April 6, 2013

 

I am a Taiwan-American woman who is very in touch with her cultural roots. Countless times over the years, I have encountered situations where my Asian-American friends and colleagues have struggled with cultural and social issues in the workplace, very often having an adverse effect on th…

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PsyD, Doctoral Degree, Obesity, Eating Disorders

April 6, 2013

At 26, I am a mature woman who is extremely dedicated to my studies. A very hard worker, my first love for many years has been my study of Psychology. I cannot, in fact, conceive of living for even a single day, much less a week, without indulging my addiction for psychological literature, self refl…

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