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Statement of purpose

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in psychology, social sciences

I have an earnest desire to pursue a Doctorate program in Developmental Psychology from your learning institution . I have graduated with a degree in Psychology from Northwestern University , which I believe is ample preparation for your post graduate program . My decision to pursue this course stems from my authentic love for children , and I wish to pursue a course that will allow me to constantly interface with them . I would like to help parents and significant others to address developmental issues among the youth and to somehow make a difference in their [banner_entry_middle]

lives and their children in the process

I have had empirical research experience , particularly on online learning among students in my Field Methods class . I am more inclined to carrying out volunteer work I have had several such stints in Hongkong One of these gave me the opportunity to teach English to high school students . The teaching experience is remarkable and is indeed very fulfilling . I take profound pride in the thought that I have imparted something substantial to them which they would bring ‘ in the future Imparting a tangible benefit such as this to the youth is a poignant and inspiring experience . I consider teaching as one of my key strengths I feel overwhelmed seeing that students have easily imbibed what I have taught them . These experiences have made me more inclined to carry out altruistic or volunteer activities . As regards work experience , I have worked as an office assistant in Mr . Christmas Limited Company as a summer job . This stint has allowed me to develop my communication organization , and documentation skills

My strong interest in children has developed in me a firm resolve to choose a course that has children or the youth as focus . In undertaking a degree in Developmental Psychology , I also have had several considerations . I want to be part of a learning institution that upholds my personal values . One which has a strong thrust towards academic achievement and yet does not limit learning within the four walls of the classroom . My volunteer work has instilled in me a deep love for marginalized and minority communities . If possible , I would want my university to share the same objective . Specifically , I want a career in Developmental Psychology that will allow me to render service to underprivileged children and their families . In my exposure as international student , I have realized that impoverished communities do not have as much access to quality health and psychological care , if they have access at all . I want to change this scenario by beginning with my own practice . I also would want to learn with like-minded colleagues who share the same passion for learning and for the underprivileged

For me to make an authentic dent in the profession I have chosen , I want to qualify into a program that has very heavy theoretical content and yet is also strong on the application component . I seriously want a career as a developmental psychologist and perhaps form part of a multi-skilled team… [banner_entry_footer]

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