I Am Applying For A Masters Degree

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I am applying for a masters degree in Tesol in the department of Education for fall of 2016. I obtained a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Translation from the University of Al Qassim in Saudi Arabia. The notion of completing my study in the United State is an objective of mine since I was in middle school. It is not my first time leaving home to study abroad. In the summer of 2007 before I started college I studied English in Great Britain for 6 months; combined I have studied in ESL schools for the past two and a half years. During that time, learning the language was not my only objective but also learning how teachers teach and what are the methods that work best for students, which I believe gives me advantage over other applicants. In addition I had a great deal of responsibility to my family whom decided to moved to the United State in order to find a better life for my mentally psychotic brother. It is these obligations that help shape me to be the person I am today. I have coached myself not to run away or complain about responsibilities. Therefore, when my entire family, parents and five siblings came to the U.S. I had to grow up and tend to their needs. The decision to follow me to the State’s came out of the blue and it was especially nerve racking to me since no one in my family speaks English well. Consequently I became the channel through which my family communicated with the outside world. It was not an easy transition to suddenly be responsible

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