Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date Personal Statement I am applying to the University of Washington because I have understood that this University is among the top Universities in the world and studying there is a big challenge that personally I want to overcome and show to myself that with consistency and dedication everything is possible. Academically I am interested in Social Work major at the University of Washington through the College of Social Work studies. From my young age I have always developed a passion for the Social Work profession. The interest was shaped by my family background as both my parents are residents of Hong Kong. My study background was quite good. I maintained my expected results in all my the community on Social Work major and the sense of purpose and determination among the community that makes the atmosphere very stimulating. At the University of Washington I will feel to be secluded from the rest of the city and I got a true University feeling. But I will in Washington and will take advantage of the many opportunities the city offers. Finally with my major program in Social Work at the University of Washington I hope to make a difference in the lives of my community in Hong Kong by making sure that I fully participate in educating them on the importance of Social Work and the ability to use the community resources to solve problems upon my return after graduation. [...]
The personal statement should be a comprehensive essay outlining significant aspects of your academic and personal history, particularly those that provide context for your academic achievements and educational choices. Quality of writing and depth of content both contribute toward a meaningful and relevant personal statement. Suggested length is 750 to 1000 words. Click the arrows for details. Address the following topics: (required) Academic History Your Major and/or Career Goals Cultural Understanding topics if they apply to you: (optional) Educational Challenges / Personal Hardships Community, Military, or Volunteer Service Experiential Learning for the options requirement, please address all of them in the personal statement.