Please prepare a written statement focusing on all the questions listed below not to exceed 5 typed pages, double-spaced and 12-point font type.
What are your career objectives? Please state your specialty interest in the first paragraph and what life experiences have contributed to these objectives. What do you wish to accomplish with your graduate education?
What effect have your work experiences, paid or volunteer, had in formulating your sense of personal competence in working with people? For example, abilities to communicate with, lead, or empower others. Place special emphasis on human service or organizing experiences with diverse populations.
Please describe a contemporary social problem or population group that interests you, explain your interest in this issue, possible causative factors and potential solutions.
Describe briefly experiences in which you have given or received help and how it has contributed to your desire to become a social worker.
What do you consider your personal strengths and limitations in the practice of social work and what areas would you like to strengthen?