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MSW Statement of Purpose Sample, Children, Trauma

A young woman from Serbia, I have been making New York my home since 2014, and working towards a new professional career here in the USA. My life experiences have convinced me to pursue a career in Social Work in order to fulfill my enduring dream of giving my life to helping others, especially vuln…

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PHD Social Work, Social Discrimination China

The PHD Program in Social Work with a focus on Social Policy and Administration at XXXX University is my first choice because I feel that I am the best fit with XXXX. I live and work in XXXX and your program is the most international and interdisciplinary Social Work doctoral program in the city if …

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MSW Social Work, Alzheimer’s, Armenian

For me the social work profession and its core values all surround the principle of helping the weakest and most vulnerable members of our community. I incorporate these values in my work with the elderly afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease as well as veterans returning from war, in each case helping…

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MSW, Domestic Violence, Women's Issues

I hope to be accepted into the Masters of Social Work in Mental Health online program at the University of XXXX so that I might have the privilege of spending my professional life caring for women and children in need. I look forward to an intense immersion experience at UXX studying the full gambit…

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Military Social Work MSW, Marine Corp

The University of XXXX is my first choice to earn the MSW Degree for several reasons, most of all your focus on military social work, my chosen career path, especially helping veterans with PTSD. Currently a full-time student at the University of Utah, I will be graduating with my BS in Health Promo…

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DSW, Armed Forces Issues, Cancer Survivor

XXXX University is my first choice among graduate programs for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, the University of XXXX has become well established as a world leader in the Social Work area, as well as being one of the leading forces in the development of online education, especially in the …

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MSW, Military Social Work, Latino

My understanding of the social work profession and its core values, at least the part on which I focus, is helping the weakest and most vulnerable members of our society to cope, surmount challenges, and overcome diversity in sustainable ways that build bridges to healthier social interactions and l…

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MSW, Jewish, New York City

A woman from Israel who very much loves and admires New York City for a host of reasons, XXXX University is my first choice for earning my MSW Degree. I deeply admire XXXX as the oldest and finest Jewish University in the city and very much long to become part of your academic community.

I seek a…

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MSW, Addictions, Loss of Family in Death

Why Social Work: I lost my husband unexpectedly 3 years ago when I was 3 months pregnant; he was 36 years old. In a horrific turn of events, my mother passed away exactly one month later. I was left terrified and alone. These events radically changed the course of my life. I remember thinking while …

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MSW, PTSD, Veterans, VA Hospital

1: Life Experiences: Growing up with an abusive and alcoholic father is probably the single most important reason why I have my heart set on becoming an MSW Professional. My profound suffering as a child and adolescent has given me a desire to help those who are in similar kinds of situations. As a …

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MSW Autobiographical, Healthcare Disparities

I have been working as a Social Worker in long term care for the past 4 years. One of the most prominent patients that stands out in my mind serves for me as a frame of reference for why I am fully dedicated to my short term goal of earning the MSW Degree: so that I can learn to be a better advocate…

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MSW, Domestic Violence, Children, Africa

I come from Cameroon in Africa. I both witnessed and suffered domestic violence in my home, a situation which, unfortunately, is not uncommon generally in the society from which I come.

I recognized early in life that the situations that I and my mother and siblings suffered and, also saw in othe…

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MSW, Child Advocacy, Bilingual Latina

I came to realize that I wanted to be a social worker while working at my job in a bank. For years now, I have attended to a constant stream of people at one of their most sensitive and vulnerable moments, making their monetary transactions. I was once a single mother, as the oldest of my three chil…

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MSW Social Work, Special Needs Children

I was born and raised in India. I hold a degree in Information Technology and a Diploma in International Business. My goal is to join the program, to excel within it and to work as a social worker applying my skills and knowledge for the benefit of children with special needs.

As the child of a…

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MSW Gerontology and Public Policy, Latino Issues

Career interest/objectives in Social Work. I want to learn, live, write, and publish for the rest of my life in the area of gerontology and public policy from a social work perspective, with a specific research focus on Latino populations in the USA. Ten years from now I hope to run my own practice …

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MSW, Ethiopian, Daughter of Single Mother

I came to America from my native Ethiopia only last year, February 2013, as a result of my marriage to a wonderful, supportive woman who agrees that I should further my education in my new home so as to be able to excel professionally. The fact that I will be a father by the end of this coming June,…

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MSW, Military Family, Corrections Experience

Now 39, I seek advancement to the next level of my career.  My personal and career goals have not always been the first priority of our military family. My husband of almost 16 wonderful years has dedicated 27 years of service to this country.  He is fully supportive of my decision to pursue Graduat…

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MSW, Older, African-American Man

I am a 48-year-old African-American man. As a youth growing up in South Central Los Angeles, I faced many of the typical obstacles poverty, violence, and substance abuse. I joined the US Navy on my nineteenth birthday largely as a way to escape the perils of my environment. What I learned about youn…

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MSW Social Work, Historically Black University

Goals: After earning my MSW Degree at XXXX University, I hope to begin my career as an accredited social worker serving with Child Protective Services’ (CPS), Child and Family Agency. Within time, I would like to become a Social Worker Supervisor at the same agency working to ensure the safety and w…

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MSW Military Social Work, Navy, Mental Health

I have now been in the US Navy for the past 12 years and it is my home; and the context in which I hope to continue to make progress professionally as a social worker. It is my intention to excel in your flagship Masters Program in Social Work at UXX based not only on my experience with the military…

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For almost two decades now, I have supported myself and my family by helping applicants to graduate school draft eloquent and highly effective admission statements for degree programs BSW, MSW, DSW; and PHD. I am convinced that I have talent in this area as a bleeding heart, myself, a militant for healing and a lifelong learner; it is the stories of social workers that most intrigue me. Working on behalf of social workers keeps my heart engaged as well as my brain. 

With My Son Davy!