Reasons for Graduate Study” essay

Writing an essay for an application can seem like a daunting task but writing your “Reasons for Graduate Study” essay shouldn’t be!

This is your opportunity to introduce yourself to the admission committee and tell them why you are a unique candidate for the program. This essay should:
  • Explain your reason for selecting this program of graduate study
  • Describe your professional interests and background
  • Explain why you feel this program is a good fit for you based on personal and professional objectives you hope to accomplish through participation in the program.
  • Be between 1-3 pages in length
 
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