Application Essay: Applying for Specialist Program in School Psychology

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For the past two years, I go to work everyday carrying someone else’s problem on my shoulders, officially making it my problem to fix. I reinforced my madness by telling my self that this phase in my life will pass. The irony of it is that life passed me by as I disappeared in the mist of trying to “fix” someone else’s problem. Each one of us has our own life challenges that we face everyday. Mine has been with the duties of the heart. My fiancé has fallen into the abyss of drugs, and it has made my personal life very difficult to fully live. One positive aspect I have gained from this unfortunate experience is the understanding that life is very delicate and in order for things to change in our lives we have to make changes. I am…show more content…
These characteristics are present at work and school when I am attending to the needs and concerns of others. It is an incredible feeling helping others. I especially experienced this working with special needs children and their parents. As a team, we exert tremendous efforts to improve the social and academic developmental needs of their children with autism. I feel like I have been blessed with patience and the innate ability to enhance the educational experience of others. People that I work with have told me that my personality is very friendly and genuinely caring. They also decided that I convey my teaching, listening, and communicating abilities in both a professional and personal manner. I think that my personality is a great attribute for helping other people, and in fact it solidifies what I want to do as a career. I am confident that I will be an excellent candidate for the graduate program offered at Nova Southeastern University for the Specialist Program in School Psychology. I have gained the necessary experience and knowledge from my education and work environment to enable me to make major contributions to your organization. I am highly aware of the prestigious reputation Nova Southeastern University carries and that is the why I have chosen to attend such a prominent organization in conquering my professional goals. I hope to have the honor in continuing my studies at your
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