Goal Statement - University of Choice - Why Walden?
Please for the steps below:
o Why are you interested in graduate school and what are your plans after receiving your degree?
o Why are you interested in the program and specialization to which you are applying? Please note that your personal/professional goals must be in line with the specialization to which you are applying.
o Describe your previous undergraduate and graduate academic experience; if you did not have psychology background, you may want to explain how you plan to apply your prior academic skills to your chosen specialization.
o You may include any experiences (e.g., study abroad, unique work or research experience) that influenced your choice in graduate program/specialization
o Explain any inconsistencies in academic record or work experience. If your GPA is not what you would have liked, explain special personal, physical or family circumstances that may have adversely affected your GPA.
o Address, if any, prior research experience, significant research papers/projects, or other research accomplishments in your field. If you do not have any prior research experience, you must indicate that under this section.
o In this section, you should indicate your prior work experience, volunteer work, extracurricular activities that complement your career decision. If you do not have any relevant experience, you should indicate this. You can also address any cultural knowledge or experiences you may have acquired that may better prepare you as a psychologist and a researcher.
Personal / Professional Qualities
o You must include personal qualities (e.g., interpersonal skills, team work skills, time management, goal-oriented) that you believe will contribute to your success in the program and/or profession.
o Indicate why Walden would be a good match for you and your future career goals
o What interested you about Walden (this could include courses, faculty, and / or research projects/facilities)? Orâ?¦
o Why are you interested in an online program?