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describe how your personal background informs your decision to pursue a graduate degree
In the personal history statement please describe how your personal background informs your decision to pursue a graduate degree. A sample of topics that you might address in your statement is below.
- Any educational, familial, cultural, economic or social experiences or opportunities relevant to your academic journey
- Challenges and/or obligations you have had to address in order to achieve your educational goals and how you addressed them
- Employment while an undergraduate
- How your perspectives or activities contribute to social or cultural diversity and/or make you sensitive to the experiences of underrepresented groups
The Personal History Statement is expected to focus on your personal background. Write at least 900 word.
Background: Senior in Mechanical Engineering
Future: Applying to get into Master’s program in Mechanical Engineering