Statement of Purpose for Computer Science Graduate Program

577 Words Feb 19th, 2018 2 Pages
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle.” [Steve Jobs, during his last speech at Stanford University] I pursued my undergraduate studies in Computer Science at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan. I am planning to pursue my higher education and I really hope to get enrolled into the Master’s program.

Computers have always fascinated me since a young age. In 7th grade I participated in a computer exhibition and built a small program using Macromedia Flash 4. I was awarded 3rd position which motivated me further to take part in various computer exhibitions at different levels which I continue to do till date.

Early in my undergraduate studies I was introduced to basic programming languages of C, C++ and Java. I understood the key concepts and ideas of each language and realized that one was an improvement of the other.

In 2011 I got an opportunity to participate in the MIC Catalyst Challenge 2011 with my team (DeviantTech) and we were the finalist out of 116 teams which led us to get into Microsoft’s BizSpark Startup Program. The aim of the event was to promote entrepreneurship and support students to learn to build a startup company from ground up for which Microsoft itself provided business and…