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Graduate Program Application


Please indicate PhD specialization, if applicable

Written Personal Statements

This is your opportunity to tell us some important things about yourself in your own words.  Please take time to give complete and considered answers to the questions below.  Feel free to take as much space as you need and be as detailed as you would like.  Your responses will be an important consideration regarding your admission to graduate school and whether or not an assistantship can be awarded.  

Explain why, if applicable.
Put your educational history in a context, reflecting on the strengths and weaknesses of your technical preparation and how this relates to your expectations for graduate school.
If you have applied for a teaching assistantship, please describe any relevant teaching/tutoring background and experience.
If you had any prior research or creative experiences that helped form your decision to apply to graduate school please share them with us. Undergraduate research experiences, exciting class projects, work or consulting experiences that you found particularly engaging would all be very interesting for us to know.